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Dave Says is a column featuring the financial advice of nationally syndicated radio host Dave Ramsey, the Dave Says column is filled with timely, relevant questions and answers taken from actual calls on Ramsey's radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show.
MOUNT DORA (FBW)-Jerry Buell, chair of the social studies department at Mount Dora High School, will have another lesson to share Aug. 25 when he returns to the classroom.
“When freedom loving people stand up for what they know is right, it may be difficult and it may be tough, but at the end of the day, the constitution does prevail,” Harry Mihet, litigation counsel for Orlando-based Liberty Counsel told Florida Baptist Witness.
WASHINGTON (BP) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's decision not to include clergy in the 10th anniversary remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has drawn objections from Christian leaders.
Since 9/11, we’ve all been in school, studying up on Islam. But we’ve been to two different schools, one led by the likes of Joseph Esposito and Karen Armstrong, the other by Robert Spencer and Mark Durie (and Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Bat Yeíor, Nonie Darwish, etc.). I’ve “attended” both, and I’m urging folks to matriculate in the latter. In fact, I’m not convinced the former should be accredited.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)—Feeling a little unstable lately?
I’m not talking about the earthquake that rattled America’s East Coast the other day—though it symbolizes other forces currently shaking things up.
During the Clinton years, 56 percent of Americans described themselves as pro-choice, while only 33 percent of us self-identified as pro-life. But in just a decade and a half, the numbers have completely shifted.
This just in: Wiccan holy days are now part of Vanderbilt University’s school calendar. The purpose of this calendar is to help professors know how to deal with absences and make up tests when students claim a religious reason for missing school. It should be noted that the religious days on the calendar already include holidays for Jews, Muslims, Shinto believers, Sikhs, Buddhists, Baha’is, Taoists, Hindus, Zoroastrian believers, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jains, and Mormons, as well as Christians. It should also be noted that the university was founded as a Methodist institution.
All too often, the bulk of the work in the average church falls on a handful of people. As the time when nominating committees are trying to find people to fill church ministries, some names pop up for several positions. The larger problem lies in challenging people to come out of their comfort zones to serve the coming church year. As the church membership ages, the problem can become more acute. People became exhausted after years of service. Nevertheless, most of the members are willing to step out on faith to keep the fellowship vibrant. Reestablishing some spiritual qualities can impart in most of us an attitude of “We can do it!”
The first Chapter of John’s Gospel contains some of the most profound theology to be found in religious writings. In verse one, the Second Person of the Trinity is introduced as the Word, co-equal with God the Father. As such He is co-creator (v. 3), possessor of life and light (v. 4), and conqueror of darkness, Satan (v. 5). The Word was made flesh (v. 4), and is the Supreme Expositor of God (v. 18). The information here can easily cover a semester of lectures, but there is more, much more.