Will Marriage Equality Soon Include Polygamy?

“Will Polygamy be legalized in the United States?” asked Kiley Crossland in a recent WORLD News Service report.

“Acceptance of polygamy is at an all-time high, according to recent Gallup poll.”

“The survey found 17 percent of Americans say the practice of having more than one spouse is “morally acceptable,” up from 14 percent a year ago and more than double the 7 percent who found it acceptable when Gallup started polling in 2003.” Continue reading

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Great Verses of the Bible: Luke 12:15

“Flashy displays of wealth do not impress me,” wrote Lauren Lyons Cole in a recent article for Business Insider

Cole is a New York City financial planner who has worked with everyone from Wall Street professionals to lawyers to social workers. She said, “I get to see behind the curtain of people’s finances all the time,”

During her ten-year career Cole says, “I’ve realized almost everyone gets the same thing wrong about money:” Continue reading

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How NOT To Convert Muslims to Christianity

Last Saturday an explosive device was detonated at a suburban Minneapolis mosque as people were preparing for morning prayers. Although the windows of the imam’s office where shattered, fortunately, no one was killed or injured.

Various news outlets that reported this attack also cited an increasing number of such incidents targeting Muslims. Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Submission

Paul Aiello tells a story about the captain of the ship who looked into the dark night and saw faint lights in the distance. Immediately he told his signalman to send a message” “Alter your course 10 degrees south.”

Promptly a return message was received: “Alter your course 10 degrees north.”

The captain was angered; his command had been ignored. So he sent a second message: “Alter your course 10 degrees south–I am the captain!” Continue reading

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Are We Providing Exceptional Service?

“Chick-fil-A is dominating fast food” according to an article this week in Business Insider.

Journalist Hayley Peterson reports that “the company generates more revenue per restaurant than any other fast-food chain in the US.”

“Despite its relatively small size, Chick-fil-A also ranks highly in terms of its total sales. The chain generated nearly $8 billion in revenue in 2016, making it the eighth-largest fast-food chain in the US, according to QSR.” Continue reading

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It’s All About The People

I don’t know who originated this quiz. It’s been around a while. But I ran across it again in my files. It goes like this.

1. Name the 5 wealthiest people in the world.

2. Name the last 5 Heisman trophy winners.

3. Name the last 5 winners of the Miss America pageant.

4. Name the last 3 people who’ve won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize

5. Name the last 5 World Series winners. Continue reading

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Great Verses of the Bible: Daniel 1:8

 

I recently read a story about Charles Spurgeon, the 19th-century British evangelist, who was conducting a boys Bible class on the book of Daniel.

One of the boys was asked to read some verses aloud, and he came to the passage in Daniel 6:3 which reads “…Daniel distinguished himself above the governors and satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him.” Continue reading

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