Category Archives: Current Events

Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated on February 22—Washington’s actual … Continue reading

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Why FISA-gate Is Scarier Than Watergate By Victor Davis Hanson

The Watergate scandal of 1972-74 was uncovered largely because of outraged Democratic politicians and a bulldog media. They both claimed that they had saved American democracy from the Nixon administration’s attempt to warp the CIA and FBI to cover up … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, President Lincoln!

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5 Christian Athletes to Watch in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics | Brett McCracken

From the opening ceremony on February 9 to the closing ceremony on February 25, the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are sure to be packed with compelling storylines. Nearly 3,000 athletes from around the world (including 22 athletes … Continue reading

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On Writing Books and Getting Published By Kevin DeYoung

It’s one of the questions I get asked most frequently: “I want to write a book and get published. What advice do you have?” Sometimes the questioners are just looking for an in, as in, “Can you send this to … Continue reading

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Eagles QB Nick Foles wants to be a pastor whenever he’s done with football By Jon Ackerman Feb 2, 2018

  Eagles quarterback Nick Foles just turned 29 two weeks ago. But any wise man plans for the future, and Foles is no different. As he prepares to play in his first Super Bowl, he’s been a hot topic of … Continue reading

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The Incredible Testimony as a Former Gymnast Confronts Her Sexual Abuser in Court Justin Taylor

Today former gymnast Rachael Denhollander had 40 minutes to address the court—and her abuser—during the sentencing hearing of Larry Nasser, the former Team USA gymnastics doctor who molested her 16 years ago at his Michigan State University clinic. What she … Continue reading

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