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    Father's Day: Rise up, O men of God

    June 16, 2019

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    GRAPEVINE, Texas – This Father's Day is a little more special. Our son is now a father.

    It happened on April 12. The fifth-generation "James" came into the Richards family. He will go by his middle name, Graham. His great-great-grandmother was a...

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    Father's Day: Advice from Dad

    June 15, 2019

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    COLUMBIA, S.C. – "I already know, Dad."

    I had my doubts over the confidence that my oldest son exuded as he took the car keys from me.

    He put the car in drive and sped off entirely too fast.

    A lot of thoughts flowed through my mind:

    – "I wish I was...

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    How the past helps us better understand the present

    June 7, 2019

    Perspectives

    Sometimes a trip into the past helps us to better understand the present.

    My mother lost her mother around the age of 11, and along with her two younger sisters, was sent to a Catholic boarding school for the better portion of 1947.

    Mom has always...

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    Cartoon - June 6, 2019

    June 6, 2019

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    Letter to the Editor: Lottery rip-off

    June 6, 2019

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    The Arkansas Baptist News has spoken against the lottery. Maybe they ought to speak against the rip-off it is.

    First, if you win the Powerball, you only get one-third if you get it all at once, or, you can take the whole thing over 30 years and with...

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    Letter to the Editor: Mission trips

    June 6, 2019

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    Eric Ramsey’s recent article about mission trips had some different concepts. I sincerely agree biblical mission trips bring glory to God. It is possible for some “mission trips” to become a field trip to see the sights. These trips are hollow due...

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    How the past helps us better understand the present

    June 6, 2019

    Perspectives

    Sometimes a trip into the past helps us to better understand the present.

    My mother lost her mother around the age of 11, and along with her two younger sisters, was sent to a Catholic boarding school for the better portion of 1947.

    Mom has always...

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    Why did Jesus overturn the tables in the Temple?

    June 6, 2019

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    The “cleansing of the Temple” is one of the most well-known events in Jesus’ ministry. Although it is shared in all four gospels, the most elaborate place is found in Mark 11:15-19 (HCSB):

    “They came to Jerusalem, and He went into the temple...

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    The Equality Act is troublesome

    June 6, 2019

    Perspectives

    When groups as disparate as radical feminist organizations, such as the Women’s Liberation Front, and conservative, Christian groups, such as the Alliance Defending Freedom, Concerned Women for America and the Family Research Council, find...

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