Tag Archive: Bible

Jun 18 2012

Partaking of fiction with a Biblical worldview

By: Shaunna Howat Numerous parents over the past two decades have approached me with grave concerns over what their children are reading. Their concerns are wide-ranging and unpredictable.   Some say that their children should only read specifically Christian literature; anything else would be too much of the world. In fact, I taught for a …

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Apr 17 2012

A “Christian view” of immigration?

By: William Cripe Sr. A “Christian view” of immigration is challenging.  I openly confess, sometimes my “Americanism” clouds my Christianity. Since the Scriptures tell the story of a nation whose very history is one of divinely directed immigration, the issue might seem pretty straightforward.  In reality, the Bible does not deal with it directly. By …

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Apr 10 2012

Beware of the icebergs on life’s journey

By Greg Asimakoupoulos This weekend marks the one hundredth anniversary of the day that most famous of all ships carried 1,522 people to their watery graves. Did you know that the Titanic was three football fields long? She was eleven stories tall and ninety-two feet wide. The infamous ship tipped the scales at 46,000 tons. …

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Mar 06 2012

God never promised life would be fair

By William E. Cripe, Sr. Tim was a warrior.  He joined the Marines about four years ago and was excited about serving his country.  Why the Marines?  Because he wanted to be where the action was; he wanted to make a difference; he wanted to count. Tim finished training and shipped off to Iraq.  He …

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Jan 05 2012

In defense of capitalism

By Tom Flannery “Those who don’t learn from history are bound to repeat it.” That well-known adage may end up being America’s epitaph, if we continue along the road we’re on from a capitalist to a socialist system.  It is a road to nowhere. The socialist experiment was actually undertaken by the Pilgrims when they …

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Nov 16 2011

Give thanks to the Lord

By James J. Jackson Thanksgiving Day brings fond memories of family gatherings, food, fun and many happy times.  The tradition of giving thanks to God for harvest goes back hundred of years, even  before the United States existed. The most famous Thanksgiving celebration took place in 1621 when the Indians and pilgrims joined together, exchanging …

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Nov 03 2011

Day 26,000

By Gary Hardaway There is a website I sometimes check called “Dead or Alive,” a sort of Who’s Who that keeps track of the living and the departed. It’s designed to answer the question, “whatever happened to . . . (fill in the blank)? Let’s say you want to know about the stars of the …

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Oct 06 2011

Family camp

International ALERT Academy is slated to present its 2011 Family Camp. Families come from around the country for a week of family-focused speakers, activities, and events from October 8- 15. For more information, please call 903-636-2000 ext. 2101, or contact Melanie Bogner at mbogner@alertacademy.com

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