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Garth Brooks Attacked on Twitter for ‘Sanders’ Jersey

Garth Brooks hit the stage in Detroit wearing the jersey of retired Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders. However, the photo he posted backstage confused ...


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What Fame Cannot Do

Paul Louis Metzger writes:

My greatest living hero is Dr. John M. Perkins, an African American evangelical Christian and civil rights leader nearly beaten ...

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Elton John Prefers ‘Higher Power’ Over God

In a recent interview with Fresh Air’s Terri Gross, Elton John explains why he prefers a “higher power” over God:

GROSS: You almost left ...

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From Gay to Gospel

Ten years ago, Becket Cook was a gay man in Hollywood who had achieved great success as a set designer in the fashion industry. He worked with stars and ...


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Being Kind to Those with Disagree with You

Ellen DeGeneres addressed the backlash she received after she was spotted laughing with former President George W. Bush at a Dallas Cowboys football game ...


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Atheist Fears the Removal of Religion

Speaking to The Times, Richard Dawkins said he fears the removal of religion would be a bad idea for society because it would give people “license ...


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NBA Superstar Fueled by Intentional Work Life Balance

Trail Blazers superstar point guard Damian Lillard was the talk of the league, after a string of torrid scoring performances, including a 50-point performance ...


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Famous Author Revolted Against Death

In his recent book, Matthew Levering writes:

The famous American writer Susan Sontag died of cancer in 2004 at the age of 71. When her cancer returned ...

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Famous Actor’s Wasted Life

In Jean-Claude Van Damme’s biographical, semi-fictionalized movie JCVD, the actor plays himself as someone whose family and career has spiraled ...


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Anthony Bourdain’s Soul Needed More

In an article after the suicide of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, Mike Cosper writes, “Some are scratching their heads, wondering how someone ...


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