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The Wrong Prayer

I watched the local news on TV last night. There was a story about the naming of three new vessels in our coastal ferry fleet. The names were allegedly chosen from those suggested by the public in a contest. 481 more words


Dear Christians, Capitalism is not your Friend

By Joel Hess

For some time conservative Christianity has been an either direct or indirect friend, even promoter of capitalism. Many factors have combined to produce this odd kinship. 684 more words


Why Flags Don't Matter

In recent weeks, the culture wars that have become characteristic of American society have reached new heights. Representative of this, I think, have been the many different flags that have been flown all over the country and more than anywhere else, on Facebook. 708 more words


Celebrating Marriage Equality in the Church

I was in Salt Lake City on June 26, 2015, a visitor to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church. That was the day the Supreme Court announced its ruling, declaring that same-sex couples have the same legal rights to marry as others. 608 more words


Value and Morality

Economics: Value and Morality

When the ‘Light of Scripture’ is Ignored

By Tom Rose

 The Scriptures tell us that “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction” 1,547 more words


President Hillary Clinton and the Future of American Conservatism

By Graham Glover

Regardless of who you plan to vote for next November, this presidential election is a foregone conclusion. Former First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, will be elected the 45th president of the United States. 916 more words


America: A Secular Nation? Part 1 Plus a Gay Marriage Update

Hi Everyone!

I hope everyone enjoyed the 4th of July holiday weekend. I (Jessica) enjoyed it with a pool party and barbecue at my aunt Sarah’s place plus we traveled to the nearest firework show near where I live. 7,076 more words