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The ‘State of the Union’ is divided: How should Christians respond?

Quotes: The ‘State of the Union’ is divided: How should Christians respond? For followers of Jesus, these are spiritual issues that transcend political acrimony and presidential approval ratings. How do we speak redemptively to such a divisive day? In responding … Continue reading

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R.C. Sproul

This is about two gifted men and their relationship with one another.  It exhibits conduct worthy of the Gospel of Christ.  I’ve witnessed some of this at conferences I have attended were both men spoke.  I’ve heard numerous mentions of … Continue reading

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Why Family?

The family is the basic cell of society in accord with the natural order of things. It gives stability to society and is the ideal climate for the formation of children. Moreover, the family was elevated by Our Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Boosting Self-Esteem

In addition to attributional style, a related issue that has been studied is self-esteem. Children with relatively high self-esteem typically exhibit related positive attributes. They tend to try new things more frequently. They tend to be more flexible thinkers and … Continue reading

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Changing Attributional Style: Experiment 2

In another experimental condition in the same study, the researchers provided all the attributions themselves.  When a child succeeded with a sentence, the experimenter would say, “That was good. That means you tried hard.” After an error, the experimenter would … Continue reading

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Your Respectable Sin Is Your Achilles Heel

The author of Hebrews sounds like a track and field coach explaining the need for proper attire and the danger of unnecessary resistance as he writes, “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us … Continue reading

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Is Facebook destroying your life?

From Excessive social media use leads to depression Saturday, December 08, 2012 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer Particularly with so-called “social” media, which includes popular websites such as Facebook and Twitter, the erosion of true friendships and their replacement with shallow … Continue reading

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