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Skittles on Mars

In the year 2123, with the Earth facing overpopulation, Mars Inc. agreed to fund an expedition to colonize … Mars, with the stipulation that in all future establishments, Skittles would be prominently displayed for all to eat. Over time, it … Continue reading

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License Plates & Beggars

I pulled up to the line already in place at the stoplight, and immediately saw the older gentleman begging by the side of the road. “Homeless, Need Help” read his plain sign, no explanation or details given to the reason … Continue reading

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Stu Garrard’s Words From the Hill

Stu Garrard (or Stu G) was once the guitarist for a ‘little’ worship band called Delirious? for its twenty-year run from The Cutting Edge Band to Delirious? (circa 1992-2009). Now residing in Tennessee, the musician-turned-humanitarian finds himself musing on the … Continue reading

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Steve Berry’s The Lost Order

In the nineteenth century, the Knights of the Golden Circle existed to bring wealth and power to southern, slave-holding states. When the abolitionist movement increased in power – and ultimately, the Civil War commenced – the KoGC sought to raise … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: More Than Stories – Chosen Ones (I Samuel 3:1-21)

You can tell a lot about a person – or family- by what you find in their refrigerator. What they eat – or don’t eat – provides significant information about what they think is important to put in their bodies … Continue reading

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What if All the Kids Had Coats? 3.0

In November 2014, I remember lying in bed, wondering what could be done about a widespread problem in my church community: how could we help the dozens of kids in our community who were standing on bus stops and running … Continue reading

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View From the Shore (3.0) #7: Living Like Friday Night

On the last day at the beach, we did it all. We went on an excursion, got Duck Donuts, swam in the ocean and the pool. That night, we got pizza from our favorite place. We went digging for crabs. We took … Continue reading

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