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What do you know about Islam?   You know the mane of their prophet, and their holy book right? Do you know what the central tenants of their faith are? (hint: there are 5 of them) If you’re like most …Read More

Introduction Games are just a fact of life when you meet as many new people as regularly as I do. It seems like just about every month I’m in a new circle telling people my name rank and serial number, …Read More

I had a friend back in California who’s mother was completely opposed to the consumption of dairy products. her father on the other hand was more lenient on the subject, and it was a significant childhood memory for her that …Read More

It’s common, when telling stories about good versus evil to try to make good sound extra special heroic. We want the good guys, whoever they are to seem to have overcome ridiculous odds, because after all a little good can …Read More

There is a cult down in Vista California called the Twelve Tribes that I went and visited some time ago. You should know I don’t use that term lightly. When I say “cult” I don’t mean “people who believe differently …Read More

If God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life (and I believe he does) Then what is it? It seems to me that the same comfortable North American Christians who like that wording, are the same people …Read More

I suspect you are a Christian. You have probably been a believer for quite some time – 10 to 15 years at least. Do you have to have called yourself a Christian for that long in order to want to read about missionaries? About …Read More

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Back in California I once took a bike trip down the coast with a buddy. We stayed in campsites at night and sampled the local food along the way. I can't express the exhilaration one feels when they are on …Read More

Have you guys seen this video yet? It’s the one of the bully getting a taste of his own medicine. . I’m interested to hear what you all think. Obviously the bully got what was coming to him, but from …Read More