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Banning Healing

On September 29, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill banning “reparative” or “conversion” therapy for minors. The law will take effect on January 1, 2013 and states that “no mental health professional will be able to provide to anyone under the age of 18 therapy that seeks to change behaviors or […]

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Are Christians Bigots?

We are fast approaching, if not already in, a time in our nation when being a Christian will be considered synonymous with being a bigot. By Christian, I am referring here to one who decides to be a true follower of the teachings of Jesus verses a nominal Christmas and Easter church attendee. Bigotry is […]

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Do Animals Have Rights?

Animal cruelty may not be something that you notice, or that affects your daily life; that is, until commercials for the Humane Society appear on your television screen and you click to another channel due to the graphic content. Or, when you see horrific images of abuse and neglect on the internet, you may wince, […]

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Winning Against Wildfires

Colorado Springs faces hundreds of homes and millions of dollars lost to the record-breaking Waldo Canyon fire, but with a renewed spirit of togetherness By Sarah Padbury (WNS)– On Tuesday, June 26, a three-day-old wildfire on the northwestern edge of Colorado Springs screamed out of control and roared into the city, forever changing the landscape […]

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‘Pastor Rap – Back to Church Sunday’ Video Goes Viral

Video Featuring Rapping Pastors Encouraging People to Attend National Back to Church Sunday on Sept. 16 Gets More Than 43K Views. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nx_P_afu_tU[/youtube] COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – “We’re going back to church. Well, all right! Check it! Back to Church Sunday. That’s what’s up. You ain’t ever seen a church like this. Yep! We’ve got lights, […]

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“A Sigh of Relief”

Judge rules that New York churches can continue to meet in public school facilities By Tiffany Owens (WNS)–A 17-year battle over the right for New York City churches to rent and use public school buildings for weekend worship services appears to have come to a close. On June 29, U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska issued […]

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10 Growing Job Markets

Today’s job market can be brutal.  Whether you are a high school student strategizing which educational track to take or an adult seeking a career change, there are career paths out there with a promising future.  In fact, several jobs—particularly in the health care and technology industries—are expected to grow steadily through the year 2020.  […]

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Can You Legislate Morality?

You cannot legislate morality. Have you ever heard that thought expressed by someone? What do they mean? They can mean one of two things. One is that you cannot pass a law that will force a person to be moral. Morality is a matter of the heart or conscience. The other thing they could mean […]

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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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Tim Tebow, God’s Quarterback

Strong in mind, strong in body and strong in spirit; those are words that many would use to describe Tim Tebow. One of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of college football, he won two BCS National Championships playing for the University of Florida Gators. He became the first sophomore in NCAA history to win […]

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