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    Why We Don’t Do Santa Claus

    Parents all around the United states, and in other parts of the world, perpetuate the idea that Santa Claus brings gifts each Christmas for their children. They explain to their children how Santa comes down the chimney and tiptoes around the Christmas tree placing presents. Also, gifts are only for the good boys and girls, the bad ones get a…

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    The Price of Ignoring God’s Will

    We all have either moments, or areas of our lives, where we struggle to give something up for God. One of my areas is entertainment, whether it is the movies I watch or video games I play, I tend to push aside what God wants in favor of what I want. I don’t typically see an immediate repercussion for ignoring…

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    The Case Against Halloween

    Halloween is coming up and, as is my yearly tradition, I refresh my brain as to why my family does not celebrate it. There are many who may call me a religious nutcase for not allowing my kids to dress up as zombies or murder victims, run around scaring little children, or to take candy from strangers. However, these would…

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    Local Community or Foreign Missions?

    I am not currently a member of a church, nor do I wish to be at this time. However, I am regularly attending a church in my area. This church I attend puts an emphatic emphasis on missions…especially foreign missions. This leads me to wonder if we sometimes place so much emphasis on spreading the Gospel around the world that…

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    What is Your Worldview?

    It is my opinion that everyone has a worldview, a system of beliefs through which they see and process the world. Religion of some kind is probably the most popular lens to see the world through, but philosophy is also a common tool. My worldview is a Christian one, it is the soil which I root my knowledge of right…