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Let’s start a hope epidemic

Can we start a hope epidemic — an outbreak of hope! Yes! Hope epidemics have happened many times in human history as ordinary people have gotten infected with the power and presence of the living, resurrected Jesus Christ! Our sad, lonely, … Continue reading

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What makes a country free?

When we celebrate freedom (on the 4th of July or other times) it is a good thing to ask:  What makes a country free?  Are we free? Should a country be considered “free” when it’s people, culture, and communities are … Continue reading

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Why does contemporary society approve of consensual casual-sex, but disapprove of consensual obesity?

Why does contemporary society approve of consensual casual-sex but disapprove of consensual obesity?  (Both cause health problems and can be labeled as epidemics.)  Both result from being gone with the whim. If there can be safe casual-sex, why not safe obesity?

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