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Opinion: Stem cell policy is wrong

President Obama kept at least two campaign promises March 9 when he signed a bill authorizing the expenditure of tax-dollars for embryo-destructive stem cell research.  Many have been surprised that it has taken so long for him to follow through on the first promise, the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. Throughout the campaign […]

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Parents let neighbors take kids to church

Most American parents would let their children attend church with trusted neighbors, according to a survey by LifeWay Research. The study explored “how many parents were open to their children attending if they didn’t have to be the ones to take them to church,” Scott McConnell, associate director of LifeWay Research, said in LifeWay Research […]

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Opinion: The Dogma of Mad Science

Dr. Frankenstein would have felt “empowered” on Monday, March 9, 2009. That’s the day the Obama Administration not only reversed the Bush Administration’s restrictions on embryonic stem cell research, but announced that it was freeing science from outside interference, such as people’s moral qualms. Can’t you just picture the fictional monster creator jumping for joy? […]

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12-year-old takes stand for the unborn

The mother of a 12-year-old girl whose pro-life speech has become a hit YouTube video says her daughter’s passion for the unborn is genuine. Lia is a preteen from Toronto, Canada who decided to speak out against abortion in her school’s speech contest, despite teachers and school officials who encouraged her to pick a different […]

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Guatemala’s president & 425,000 attend Luis Palau’s historic Guatemala Festival

After a 10-day, region-wide evangelistic campaign that brought international evangelist Luis Palau face-to-face with Guatemala’s top leadership, Palau shared the Gospel to hundreds of thousands of individuals during the two-day Guatemala Festival at Parque de la Democracia on March 13–14. Guatemala’s president, first lady, vice president and three ministers of state all attended the festival, […]

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Cure for conformity: ‘Unfashionable’

Pastor Tullian Tchividjian pushes back against the cult of cool in his new book, “Unfashionable,” to be released this month. Tchividjian (pronounced “Cha-vi-jin”), 36, says that living for God is uncool. Counter-culture. The way up is down; the way in is out. “Seekers today aren’t looking for something appealing and trendy. They’re looking for something […]

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We all need a Savior, so be ready to share the Gospel

Recently, I attended the Asian Culture Festival held every March in Homestead. Fascinated by the earthy and rustic beauty of Asian dance and apparel, I enjoyed watching various performers reenact dances, marshal arts drills and songs commemorating their Asian heritage. I even sampled some of their native cuisine, including some sweet Thai iced tea that […]

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Flow with a bad economy like the Sea of Galilee

I have been thinking how some words have a double meaning. For example, when the word “funk” is attached before the phrase “music of the ’70s,” it’s something good. However, when “funk” is attached to the end of the word “economic,” it’s bad. The world has been stuck in an economic funk for more than […]

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The ‘Unforgettable’ King

When my husband and I were invited to a recent charity gala at the renowned Boca Raton Resort & Club, I was excited and nervous at the same time. I haven’t been much of a gala-goer since leaving the community social scene to raise our son. These days when I’m not working in the home […]

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A club to curb cussing

He has received more than 60,000 pieces of hate mail in the past seven weeks, and profanity-laced e-mails daily fill his inbox. Teaming with the torrent of written abuse has been scores of threatening voice messages. Given the quantity of ridicule being heaped on this person, you might conclude that he is a serial killer […]

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