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Mar 15 2012

Is the earth bursting at the seams, or is there plenty of room for more?

By James J. Jackson The United Nations warns us that the world’s population is about to surpass 7 Billion people. Many fear this is the result of ‘population explosion’, described as a condition where an organism’s numbers exceed the carrying capacity of its habitat..”. Experts opine that, “Humans are 10,000 more common than they should …

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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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Oct 19 2011

Is God on our side?

By James J. Jackson Politicians often accuse the so-called ‘Christian Right’ of believing they have God’s ear more than those of other political persuasions.  Many Christians do, indeed, believe God is on their side.  President Abraham Lincoln was once asked if he believed God was on his side.  Lincoln’s reply was, ‘… Let us not …

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Sep 27 2011

Airing one’s dirty laundry takes new meaning

By James J. Jackson As a father and grandfather, I am well aware that young people, more often than not, will discount the counsel of their elders as irrelevant, naïve, and ‘old-fashioned’- certainly not something to apply to their lives. Often, they will listen to and trust other entities, such as TV, friends, the Internet, …

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Jun 15 2011

Beware the dangers of social networking

By James J. Jackson In just a few years, an explosion of social networking sites, such as FaceBook, Twitter, U-tube, etc., have arrived on the Internet  These sites allow us to find lost friends and family members, get and stay in touch with others. Social networks are often used to spread prayer requests to others, …

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May 24 2011

Think before tossing around the hypocrisy label

By James J. Jackson The recent admission by Arnold Schwarzenegger that he fathered a child with a household employee, has sparked many emotions, from anger, to indignation to indifference. Political pundits were quick to shout, ‘Hypocrisy!’, declaring that ‘another’ Republican has been caught violating the family values they often preach. Many prominent people jumped on …

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