The Dangerous Side Effects of Fame

A toxic mixture of heroin and alcohol tragically ended the life of 31-year-old Glee heart throb Cory Monteith on July 13, 2013. Staff members from a Vancouver hotel found his body after he missed his noon checkout. As soon as the news hit the media, heartbroken fans paid their respects by leaving flowers and messages […]

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7 Steps to Save Your Marriage

Most people treat their pets better than their spouse. It’s true. The person we once adored quickly becomes the enemy once we tie the knot. So how do we beat the fifty-percent-of-Christian-marriages-end-in-divorce odds? What if I told you the greatest joy you could experience takes place at home, with your spouse? Before you disagree, hear […]

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10 Truths About Heaven

God created earth and every natural wonder within it. Why then are some not excited about Heaven? Why have we bought the lie that earth is the grand finale and that glory will look like believers sitting on clouds, strumming harps and singing thousand year-old hymns because we have to? This fallacy needs an overhaul. […]

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Should Women Work?

The Bible is clear that we are God’s masterpiece. He embedded gifts within each of us before the beginning of time to perform specialized tasks here on Earth (Ephesians 2:10). Actually, the calling God places on our hearts can never be withdrawn;, according to Romans 11:29 it’s irrevocable. Kind of like a divine Mission Impossible […]

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Dumb Things Christians Say

We have all said dumb things we wished we could take back. Like, asking a woman her due date only to find out she is not even pregnant. My biggest foot-in-mouth incident happened when a friend lost her daughter to an awful shooting. With tears streaming down my cheeks, I reread the Palm Beach Post […]

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8 Steps to Fighting Depression

Three of my kids hid in their room, afraid to come out. While I sobbed on the floor, my oldest — ten years old at the time — tried comforting me, even prayed over my slackened body. Sadly, the weight of debt, insecurities and the fear of living in the middle of a cancer cluster […]

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Mormons are Christians, Right?

Tolerant, loyal, considerate – all words that represent our Mormon friends. Yet, asking hard questions about differing religions initiates twitchiness in the most kindhearted individuals. As much as the world paints the picture of similarity between Mormonism and evangelical Christianity, one thing is certain: both beliefs can’t be right. The Good News interviewed Pastor Dan […]

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The Intentional Family

The 1950’s left much to be desired; from poodle skirts and pearls, to rolled pants and perfectly coifed hair. All seemed innocent in the world as Mom served the nightly meal, while Dad relaxed with a paper and pipe. Some 60 years later, most families infrequently gather around the nightly table, unless a major holiday […]

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A Man on Many Missions

For most of us, the toughest decision becomes what profession to choose in life. For A. Wayne Gill, the question was never what profession, but which to pursue first? Author, minister, entrepreneur, sought-after speaker and successful attorney, Gill exemplifies discipline, drive and charisma. But, That’s Not All The best part? Each of his virtues is […]

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The Great Omission

At the age of nine, I vividly recall mom’s dependency on welfare. She sold our couches, fans and lamps to the landlord in lieu of rent when times were extra lean. Eventually, after one lamp offer too many, the landlord declined, suggesting instead Mom attend his church in exchange for one month of free rent. […]

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