People of the Second Chance

People of the Second Chance (POTSC) is a faith-based, non-profit organization fighting against the “Vulture Culture that celebrates personal destruction, humiliation and the division of people.” POTSC is an authentic community where people who are struggling with personal failures can share their hurts and find their own second chance moments. This is accomplished primarily through […]

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How to Change the World

This guide is full of creative, practical ideas for how you can get involved in the many important causes we have highlighted in this issue of the Good News. We have grouped our suggestions into three helpful categories to help you get started. Since change often starts at home, our first category is “It’s Personal!” […]

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Losing it in School

It is not uncommon for Christian students to reject their faith while attending secular colleges and universities. Studies show that upwards of 60 percent of Christian students abandon their faith during those formative years. Unfortunately, the antidotal evidence of this often comes directly from our own families and church communities. This is a disturbing and […]

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What Daddies Do Best

Laura Numeroff’s What Daddies Do Best is a beloved, whimsical board book with delightful illustrations. A favorite for bedtime reading, young boys and girls cuddle up with this best-selling book and celebrate all the things dad is good at; like playing in the park, reading books and giving piggyback rides. “Daddies can teach you how […]

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Swagger

Are you worried about your son? Does he hate reading and, for that matter, school? Is his iPod filled with music that makes you cringe? If he has not seen the inside of a jail cell yet, are you secretly afraid that he might someday soon? Has he been unable to find or hold down […]

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The Power of a Women’s Vote

Women could decide the 2012 presidential election. Lindsay Ferrier, election correspondent for CafeMom says, “Moms, particularly the kinds of moms who frequently shop at discount superstores like Walmart…are expected to be a pivotal block of swing voters in the November election—and this news has the presidential candidates sitting up and taking notice.” They sure are […]

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Eden the Christmas Connection

Jesus’ birth into the world was nothing short of an act of desperate, extravagant love by God, who had been pursuing humanity down through the ages. It was the culmination of a long and sordid tale of love gone bad. Humanity had spurned God, and now, He had come in person, “for God was in […]

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Thanksgiving and Our Freedom

On the fourth Thursday of November, with forks piled high, children will ask, “What’s Thanksgiving all about anyway?” The answer is almost always the same. As the story goes, after surviving a hard winter, the Pilgrims shared a feast with their new-found Native American friends to thank God for the bountiful harvest. Like a jagged […]

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