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Donald Trump, evangelical scam artist

“I play to people’s fantasies,” Donald Trump wrote in his 1987 memoir, The Art of the Deal. “I call it truthful hyperbole,” he explained. “It’s an innocent form of exaggeration — and a very effective form of promotion.” The Bible …

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Be Like Ryan (Broyles)

Ryan Broyles

It’s almost football season, but even if you’re not a fan, this guy might be your new favorite player — but not for the reasons you’d expect. Scarcely a week goes by that the NFL doesn’t make more news for …

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The tyranny of the libido

Woodstock

The sex drive is a powerful natural force. Reasonably directed in proper context, it is a tremendous gift and blessing. Unrestrained, it can inflict great damage. In recent decades we have learned just how terrifyingly destructive the “liberated” libido can …

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Nothing harmless about a devil statue

Baphomet

According to C. S. Lewis, the Devil loves it when we give him attention . . . or disbelieve in him. Some folks in Detroit recently did both. Not a good idea. In the classic X-Files episode “Die Hand Die …

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China vs. the cross

Communist authorities are attempting to remove the cross from China. But Chinese Christians are responding in dramatic ways. The cross is, of course, the universal symbol of Christianity, and it speaks powerfully to God’s justice, mercy, power, and love. The …

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