Month: November 2017

White House Displays Beautiful Nativity Scene with Baby Jesus

First Lady Melania Trump is spearheading Christmas decorating efforts at the White House. The theme for this year is “Time-Honored Traditions,” and included in that is a beautiful nativity scene. In a video the First Lady posted on Twitter, viewers can see the nativity scene, which shows Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus with a crown, …

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NBC’s Matt Lauer Fired for ‘Inappropriate Workplace Behavior’

This morning started on shaky ground at the “Today” Show set, as news was announced that long-time anchor Matt Lauer had been terminated for complaints of inappropriate sexual behavior. Co-hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb broke the news at the start of the show, visibly affected by the emotion of it all: “This is a sad morning …

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Thanksgiving Trivia and Adopting Grace

As you prepare for this week’s Thanksgiving holiday, perhaps the following trivia will be of interest around the dinner table: •    Domestic turkeys are slow-moving and unable to fly, but their wild relatives can run at up to twenty-five miles per hour and fly at speeds approaching fifty-five miles an hour. •    If Benjamin Franklin …

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7 Questions That Spark Good Thanksgiving Conversation

In the wake of this year’s outrageously contentious election season, Google trends recorded a spike in searches for “Friendsgiving.” Instead of having to talk politics or religion with that opinionated parent, aunt or uncle over Thanksgiving dinner, many folks are rejecting family for friends on turkey day. Why risk having an argument ruin Thanksgiving anyway? …

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Thanksgiving Day Thoughts

Thanksgiving Day is the traditional American holiday when we are given the opportunity to pause from our normal routines and take time to count our blessings. It can be a fun and refreshing time, full of family, feasts, and football. For those who choose to acknowledge God as the Great Giver of all that is …

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What Taylor Swift Taught Me about Jesus

A few years ago, I was with some friends listening to a speaker at the Nashville Chapter Grammy Block Party when I heard a nearby door squeak open and closed. Out of the corner of my eye, I noticed a taller blonde who slipped in with a friend. You never know who’ll show up at these …

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Ten Things You Need to Know about the LGBT “Agenda”

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One Simple Thing to Crack Down on “Sexual Misconduct” By Men…

In just the past few weeks, the news has been filled with reports of alleged sexual misconduct by well-known men. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. Comedian Louis C.K. Actors Kevin Spacey and Sylvester Stallone. Journalists Mark Halperin and Michael Oreskes. Filmmaker Harvey Weinstein. And many more earlier this year …

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India Rules Sex With a Child Bride Is Always Rape in a Massive Win for Girls’ Rights

The Supreme Court’s landmark decision on Wednesday closed a legal loophole that has historically allowed perpetrators of rape to escape punishment. While the age of consent in India is 18, there was a clause in India’s rape laws that lowered the age of consent to 15 if the girl was married. But the court has …

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Supreme Court Takes On Case About Free Speech, Abortion

Does a California law violate the Constitution by requiring anti-abortion pregnancy centers to inform clients about free or low-cost abortion and contraception services? That’s the question the Supreme Court is taking on, in a new case it accepted on Monday. California’s Reproductive FACT Act became law in October of 2015. It requires licensed and covered facilities to …

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I Was Made For More Than Fear & Anxiety.

Anxiety. This word has a meaning for everyone. For some, this word makes you shiver as memories flash before your mind. I am definitely this person. For years of my life, I hadn’t struggled with anxiety or fear. But, the enemy chose to target & attack me when I was fifteen. Maybe he has chosen …

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Has the Sexual Revolution Cheapened Value of Sex and Women?

The price of sex has plummeted, throwing the “mating market” into a tizzy, according to Texas sociologist Mark Regnerus. “It turns out that a world in which it is possible to satisfy our sexual desires much more immediately carries with it a number of unhappy and unintended consequences,” writes Regnerus, an associate professor of sociology …

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