Achieving Political Unity

To the Jews I became as a Jew, in order to win Jews. To those under the law I became as one under the law (though not being myself under the law) that I might win those under the law.  To those outside the law I became as one outside the law (not being outside … Continue reading Achieving Political Unity

Gratitude, What a Way to Live!

By Anjte Hill In a day when the pressure is on to buy the latest new gadgets or products, it is tempting to look and want more. Dr. Robert Emmons, in his new book on gratitude, says by the age of twenty-one the average adult will have seen one million TV commercials. By playing on … Continue reading Gratitude, What a Way to Live!

Eat and Drink Smart to Fend Off Cold and Flu Season

(Family Features) It’s no secret that a balanced diet with plenty of fruits and veggies can deliver important vitamins and nutrients for better health, but many of your favorite foods can actually help support your immune system, too. In addition to precautions like avoiding people who are sick and washing your hands often, you can … Continue reading Eat and Drink Smart to Fend Off Cold and Flu Season

Grace for Todays Hurts & Wounds Are Obtained by Being Thankful

Lorraine Taylor I am thankful for mistakes as no one is immune from making them. I am grateful for regrets as we share in them as human beings. I am thankful that learning and growth occur from making wrong choices. I am grateful that in aging, wisdom is gained. I am thankful for the suffering, … Continue reading Grace for Todays Hurts & Wounds Are Obtained by Being Thankful

California churches file emergency petition with U.S. Supreme Court

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Nov 23, 2020 (The Center Square) – Harvest Rock Church and Harvest International Ministry filed an emergency petition with the U.S. Supreme Court requesting an injunction pending appeal in their federal lawsuit against California Gov. Gavin Newsom. The ministries, which allege Newsom’s executive orders violate the First Amendment of … Continue reading California churches file emergency petition with U.S. Supreme Court

Church pays $1,000 fine for two women praying, new hearing set in religious liberty case against Newsom

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Nov 13, 2020 (The Center Square) – A California Superior Court judge at the County of Kern–Metro Division Court on Friday granted neither party what they were requesting in a case in which a Roman Catholic priest has sued Gov. Gavin Newsom and 19 other officials. The judge will … Continue reading Church pays $1,000 fine for two women praying, new hearing set in religious liberty case against Newsom

Michiganders overwhelmingly OK Proposal 2, enshrining greater protection for electronic data into law

By Scott McClallen | The Center Square 11 hrs ago (The Center Square) – Voters on Tuesday appear to have approved Proposal 2 by a landslide, enacting a privacy measure to require a warrant for law enforcement to search and seize electronic documents. With approximately 50% of precincts reporting by 1 a.m., Prop 2 had garnered … Continue reading Michiganders overwhelmingly OK Proposal 2, enshrining greater protection for electronic data into law

Senators introduce bill to amend rule over third-party internet content

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square 17 hrs ago (The Center Square) – In the wake of allegations of big tech companies suppressing political speech and news stories on their platforms, Republican senators and congressmen introduced legislation to amend Section 230, part of a federal code that regulates third-party content on the internet. Federal Communication … Continue reading Senators introduce bill to amend rule over third-party internet content

Why You Can Trust God Now More Than Ever

A large poplar tree gives shade to my family on hot sunny days. The tree's shade is a result of the tree's shadow. This gives us an idea of what David meant when he said “He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most  High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.”  Psalm 91:1   A tree's shadow/shade protects … Continue reading Why You Can Trust God Now More Than Ever

5 Reasons Christ Died for Us

There are at least five reasons Jesus voluntarily endured unbelievable suffering on a wooden cross for us. They are all based on His unbelievable love for people, and His desire to share His abundant life with us for eternity. Take a look at five of the benefits we freely receive . His Death Grants Admission … Continue reading 5 Reasons Christ Died for Us

Op-Ed: Learning from California’s blackouts

By Tony Clark Sep 5, 2020 It should be inconceivable that in a time of American energy abundance, within the nation’s richest and most populous state, citizens are being subjected to rolling electricity blackouts. Yet here we are. California’s grid is again struggling to provide the energy that is so vital to keeping us all … Continue reading Op-Ed: Learning from California’s blackouts

Trump extends Gulf of Mexico drilling ban for 10 years, expands it to Florida’s Atlantic coast

By John Haughey | The Center Square Sep 8, 2020 (The Center Square) – Most expected President Donald Trump on Tuesday to tout his record in allocating the full federal $200 million annual commitment to the 40-year, $10.5 billion Everglades restoration plan for only the second time since Congress approved it in 2000. Instead, during a … Continue reading Trump extends Gulf of Mexico drilling ban for 10 years, expands it to Florida’s Atlantic coast

Three Ways God Will Guide You

 God Guides Through Dreams and Visions: Psalms 32:8  I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye. I can look at my children at times to give them direction and they know exactly what I want them to do. With a simple look I … Continue reading Three Ways God Will Guide You

Op-Ed: How some states are winning the battle to attract new residents

By Heather Curry and Dr. Jameson Taylor Sep 3, 2020 Washington is locked in gridlock, there’s an election on the horizon, and our country is desperate to get out of the COVID-19 economic slump. The good news is that states don’t have to wait for Congress to break its logjam. There’s something we can do … Continue reading Op-Ed: How some states are winning the battle to attract new residents

Michigan welcomes four new charter schools this fall as five others close

By Bruce Walker | The Center Square 18 hrs ago (The Center Square) – Three new public charter schools will open their doors to Michigan students this fall. Another cyber school will open in Grand Rapids. The announcement of the new schools was made Thursday by the Michigan Association of Public School Academies (MAPSA), the state charter school … Continue reading Michigan welcomes four new charter schools this fall as five others close

Whitmer and Huntington Bank announce $5 billion Michigan economic commitment

By Bruce Walker | The Center Square 16 hrs ago (The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Sandra Pierce, Huntington Bank’s director of Private Banking, Insurance Agency, Vehicle Finance and Regional Banking, announced a $5 billion plan to reinvigorate the state’s economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The five-year plan will include loans, … Continue reading Whitmer and Huntington Bank announce $5 billion Michigan economic commitment

How to Get Along with People, A Look at Psalm 23

In Psalm chapter 23, David says, the Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He also says, the Lord, spreads a table before him in the presence of his enemies. Although we can trust God to supply All our needs, we must be mindful that God provides our needs through people. If you need … Continue reading How to Get Along with People, A Look at Psalm 23

Hollywood Romance or Real Relationship?

by Leah Nichols  You know you've done it.You've dreamed about a dashing romantic hero who will sweep you off your feet and take you away from the dullness of everyday life. Far away from the boredom of the mundane, you will delight in the continuous excitement of true love!'Course, there are many, many ways this scene … Continue reading Hollywood Romance or Real Relationship?

Confessions of a Dead Workaholic

by Matthew Eldridge   I hesitantly knocked on Frankie's door. After all, he was pretty much a stranger. We lived next door to each other in an apartment building and casually exchanged head nods and "hellos" with each passing. He seemed to be a nice man, always commenting on how precious he thought my baby daughter was.Fifty-something … Continue reading Confessions of a Dead Workaholic

Kids are Bigger Coronavirus Spreaders than Many Doctors Realized-Here’s How Schools can Lower Risk

Students and parents at California’s Hollywood High School go through temperature checks before picking up laptops for online learning. Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images Phyllis Sharps and Lucine Francis The first U.S. schools have reopened with in-person classes, and they are already setting off alarm bells about how quickly the coronavirus can spread. Georgia’s Cherokee County School … Continue reading Kids are Bigger Coronavirus Spreaders than Many Doctors Realized-Here’s How Schools can Lower Risk