Boy Scouts of America Celebrate 100 Years

In northern New Mexico, The Boy Scouts of America own the largest youth camp in the world. Philmont Scout Ranch covers 137,000 acres in the Sangre de Cristo – the “blood of Christ” –Mountains. Every day this summer, approximately 300 Scouts, Explorers, and their leaders will arrive at Philmont. More than 18,000 participants will complete […]

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Baseball’s transcendent moment

Even if you don’t follow baseball, you may have heard this story. On June 2, Detroit Tigers journeyman pitcher Armando Galarraga – whose 21-18 career record is hardly spectacular – was one out away from the rarest of baseball achievements:  the so-called “perfect game.”  Twenty-seven up, and 27 down. It has been done only 20 […]

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Media bias shows up in the strangest places

The mainstream media love lists. On almost any day, open up the paper or log on to your favorite News website, and there’s some sort of list: The Richest Americans. The Best Colleges. The Most Powerful Political Leaders. Whatever. These lists are designed to look like valid studies. They may even tout a rigorous methodology. […]

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Obama silent about provisions for abortion

The Obama administration has initiated an effort to dispel what it describes as “wild rumors” about health-care reform, but, perhaps tellingly, it does not seek to deny that current congressional proposals will result in government funding of abortion. In his weekly radio address Aug. 8, President Obama sought to dismiss what he described as “the […]

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The power of a simple ‘Thank You’ call

Several years ago, the Agathos Foundation discovered the power of saying “thank you” in a very real and tangible way. A Christian magazine had written an article about the work Agathos was doing in Africa, and one of the magazine’s readers visited the website and made a donation. Marc Fulmer is the chief operating officer […]

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