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“Darkest Night Brightest Day” Sets the Stage for this Week… Actually, For Your Life

Best-selling family devotional author Marty Machowski helps families celebrate the Passion and Easter weeks with his new two-in-one, upside down book, Darkest Night Brightest Day. Focusing on the main events of the week of the crucifixion, Darkest Night is designed for families to read beginning on Palm Sunday, but… you can pick up on any day, that’s how good this…

Coming Up With A Plan For Healthcare During A Crisis

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Healthcare is something we always need to take seriously, but it’s particularly important when there’s a crisis going on in your life. And when that crisis is on a global scale, and no one is too sure where they are right now, you’ll have to come up with a proper plan that you can stick…

When Jewelry, Culture, and Passion Collide

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Colombian born designer Claudia Pieschacon, always attracted to the art of jewelry, and loving to work with her hands decided in 2007 to put all her efforts, talent, and creativity to self-train as a jeweler. Having graduated from the New York School of Interior Design in New York City with a background in painting and…

The Long Defeat

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In my first piece, I wrote that we are not to be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of our minds, by the way we think. We do that by holding to biblical truths, not cultural trends. In my second piece, I discussed the results of that practice, the reality that…

The Dark Campaign Against Absolute Truth

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“Nothing’s wrong if nothing’s true.” –Lorde We live in an age that has redefined almost everything. We’ve redefined love. We’ve redefined life. We’ve redefined right and wrong, male and female, gender and sex. We have torn down the definitions and erected new ones in their places. When a culture can redefine anything, then nothing means anything. This…

Not Conformed, But Transformed

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For the past ten years or more, I’ve often referred to myself as a Recovering Fundamentalist. I’ve gone through a process of unlearning many things that I was taught growing up in a completely fundamentalist environment: Christian school, Christian church, Christian college. I don’t necessarily regret this upbringing, but it does come with some unfortunate…