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HOW MARRIAGE TAUGHT ME HOW TO RESPOND TO TERRORISM: THE PERILS OF SHORT-TERM EMOTIONS

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Being married has taught me a lot about how to make wiser decisions. Why? Because experience has demonstrated that in order to make a decision now that will be best for both of us in the future, I have to

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WHY I BELIEVE YOU WHEN YOU SAY, “I WAS BORN GAY”

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I am a Christian minister. I preach regularly in a Christian church. I am in a seminary (Bible college) and have written a book on basic Christian doctrines. I host two podcasts that preach Jesus and reveal how Biblical principles

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WHY THE FUTURE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE PRESENT: ON THE PARIS ATTACKS, THE SYRIAN REFUGEES & PROVIDENCE

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  The French people have been struck by tragedy. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the recent catastrophic attacks on the French capital that claimed the lives of more than 120 individuals. As the NY Times reports, ISIS has called

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TRUE FREEDOM: FREE MINDS, RELIGION, AND SPEECH

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In the contemporary world, we’re at an interesting crossroads, brought about by a flurry of recent events both nationally and abroad. At the center of many of these events is the issue of “true freedom” which seems not to be

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HUMAN NATURE

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Is it human nature to be a bigot? Upon some earnest reflection, to me, the fact seems to be that all human beings engage in some form of perverse self-preservation and self-promotion by adopting scornful attitudes toward others not like

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THE FINE LINE OF TOLERANCE

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Just the other day, when I was reading the weekend edition of the New York Times, I just happened to glance at the front cover of the Arts section only to feel shocked and dismayed at the cover story’s subject

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