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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you ‘be of good cheer!’ It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”

Often, we are told at church that we should read our Bibles. What makes this so necessary? I just go to church and get the same result, right? Here are several reasons why you should read for yourself.

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Last year’s holiday season was not exactly a merry one for the U.S. Postal Service. In the lead-up to Christmas, overwhelmed postal workers had to leave gifts sitting in sorting facilities for weeks. They delivered just 38 percent of greeting cards and other nonlocal first-class mail on time.

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Remember when Joe Biden ran for president in what commentators called the “centrist” lane of the Democratic primaries? The idea was that a “moderate” like Biden, unlike rival Bernie Sanders, would not push radical plans to completely change American society. That would reassure non-progressi…

This week, a 39-year-old black man in Waukesha, Wisconsin, plowed a maroon Ford Escape into a Christmas parade of children and older women. Five people were killed and another 48 were injured. The motive of the suspect is unknown; if the media have their way, it will remain that way. The med…

Today is Thanksgiving. I can think of no better theme for such an occasion than that of rejoicing. Thanksgiving and rejoicing go together.

Happy Thanksgiving! Our Thanksgiving week around the Dillard house is always full of traditions. Does your family have holiday traditions? If not, I would highly suggest starting some. They are special moments and things you look forward to every year. Here are some of ours:

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Therefore, I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is in you through the laying on of my hands. For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power, love and sound judgment. (2 Timothy 1:6-7 CSB)

In his prosecution of Kyle Rittenhouse, Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger drew so many well-earned rebukes from the judge that some speculated he was intentionally going for a mistrial.

Romans 1:21 says, “Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.”

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To COVID (about a fifth of Americans say they won’t be vaccinated) and to the flu (vaccination rates for that are down by about a third this season), we can in this difficult period add yet another scourge: Information Disorder (no vaccination available).

The 2018 race for U.S. Senate was all about the incumbent, Ted Cruz. That year’s breakout star was Beto O’Rourke, then an El Paso congressman making his first statewide race. And in that referendum on Ted Cruz, Ted Cruz came close to losing.

The journey the average Southern dad must take to arrive at his annual Thanksgiving meal is one filled with roadblocks and relatives. But with some effort, he can successfully navigate it.

According to the media, Kyle Rittenhouse was a white supremacist. According to the media, Kyle Rittenhouse was an active shooter. According to the media, Kyle Rittenhouse was a murderer.

Houston’s great minister, John Bisagno, once said, “Great people discuss ideas, average people discuss things and little people discuss other people.” There is a lot of simple wisdom in these words. Here are a few simple observations we need to make regarding them.

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It seems like, when someone is sick these days, the question is always: “Do you have COVID?” It is an awful thing and has run our lives for over a year and a half now. It seems that some of us have forgotten the “good ol’ days” of the illnesses of our upbringing. (“Good ol’ days” and illness…

The White House’s official press release announcing the Build Back Better Act (BBB) pitches it as a “PLAN TO REBUILD THE MIDDLE CLASS.” It rhapsodizes about “working families” squeezed by the economy, and reminds voters that “Biden promised to rebuild the backbone of the country — the middle…

Joseph’s life was a series of trials and misfortune. His early life has many valleys and few mountains. His mistreatment as a child by his siblings is well documented. The Bible shares the details of the hatred and cruelty of his brothers. Slavery is one of mans greatest evils, and Joseph be…

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For a long while — remember that in politics, two days comprise an eternity — it seemed as if the leaders of the two major parties were girding to fight the last war. Now it seems as if they are fighting to figure out what the last war really was about.

In 1958, British sociologist Michael Young coined the term “meritocracy” in his satirical novel, called “The Rise of the Meritocracy.” Its point was simple: When intelligence and effort are selected by any society as the basis for success or failure, those with such merit begin to comprise t…

In the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s highest-profile promise was to build the wall — that is, to construct a barrier along about 1,000 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border. Once elected, Trump’s best chance to win money from Congress for a wall came in 2018, when Republican Speaker P…

History is remembering the past, looking back, considering what has happened. Remembering the past would be a delightful experience if it were not for sin. Too many times the bad is remembered or told when we ought to focus on the good. The memory of the good things in the past should be accented.

Veteran’s Day occurs on Nov. 11 every year in the U.S. in honor of the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” of 1918 that signaled the end of World War 1, known as Armistice Day. This day commemorates veterans of all wars.

Our safety is in God’s hands these days — we had better not forget that. Proverbs 29:25 says, “The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.”

When I first started driving, my arms and legs all had assignments. But now, fewer of my limbs have something to do when I’m going down the road. The car and the computers that operate the car are doing more. I’m doing less.

This week, reality struck back against Democratic electoral utopianism. Since 2012, Democrats have been convinced that a new, durable, near-unbeatable political coalition was in the making: a coalition largely comprised of college-educated white voters, women, younger Americans and racial mi…

There’s been a lot of attention paid to President Joe Biden’s falling job approval rating. And it is indeed going down, down, down. But along with confidence in the president, the public is also losing faith in the Democratic Party’s ability to handle the issues that most concern voters toda…

Leadership is much in the news these days because of presidential elections and the controversies associated with them. There are all kinds of things being said about leadership. There are different styles, different personalities, different approaches and different philosophies of leadershi…