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The Best Thanksgiving Ever!

The Best Thanksgiving Ever!

“Give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right.” –Bob Marley 1977 “Our harvest being gotten in, our Governor sent foure men on fowling; so that we might after a more speciall manner rejoyce together, after ...

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The Blessing of Wilderness

The Blessing of Wilderness

When the children of Israel came out of Egypt, God led them through the wilderness. There they faced hunger and thirst, weariness, and battle (Ex. 15—17). The wilderness was to be a short-term boot camp for that generation. But when Israel refused to enter the Promised Land, God sent His people back into the wilderness to wander for forty long years until the whole Exodus generation dropped dead—all except Joshua and Caleb (Num. 14). But what proved a graveyard for the older generation...

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The Amazing History Of The King James Bible

The Amazing History Of The King James Bible

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the publication of the Authorized Version of Scripture, the King James Bible. Of course, King James Stuart of England didn’t do the translating. He did, however, arrange for one of the most skilled, educated group of translators ever assembled to translate the Old and New Testaments from the Hebrew and Greek. This translation project had been suggested by Puritan leaders, together with a number of other reforms, but James acted only on this one. His motives for ordering and ...

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Facing Giants

Facing Giants

Every culture represents a hope, or a loss of hope… Civilizations crumble when men lose hope. —Rousas J. Rushdoony, Revolt Against Maturity (1977) In war there is no substitute for victory. —General Douglas MacArthur Giants in the Earth We usually ...

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All Hallows’ Eve

All Hallows’ Eve

He chose the eve of All Saints’ Day…because this was one of the most frequented feasts, and attracted professors, students, and people from all directions to the church, which was filled with relics. —Philip Schaff, History of the Christian Church ...

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Scapegoats and Atonement

Scapegoats and Atonement

“Sister,” she said, “What’s wrong? I mean about me…. Why do they call me the Accursed?” —Psyche in C. S. Lewis’s Til We Have Faces (1956) “It is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and ...

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The Sociology of Sacrifice

The Sociology of Sacrifice

Sacrifice is commonly treated as a relic of man’s primitive past…. —Rousas J. Rushdoony (1992) The bleeding Sacrifice in my behalf appears. —Charles Wesley (1742) The Purpose of Sacrifice Sociologists and anthropologists struggle with understanding and defining the rite of ...

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Helping Your Business Weather a Recession

Helping Your Business Weather a Recession

Grim economic forecasts can trouble new small-business owners. But veteran entrepreneurs will tell you this is not the time to give up hope. Instead, it’s time to strategize so that your business will weather the recession. During a recession it is possible for your business to survive and thrive, when you make smart decisions.... In a tough economy, volume is important, and you want to keep your customers happy and coming back for more.

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America and Its Theocratic Roots

America and Its Theocratic Roots

If there are no laws made in heaven, by what standards should human society organize itself? —Gary DeMar In reality, theocracy in Biblical law is the closest thing to a radical libertarianism that can be had. —Rousas J. Rushdoony Theocracy ...

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Marketing With Video, Part 2

Marketing With Video, Part 2

Last time, we talked about marketing with video on the web and the different ways to use video. This time we’ll look at what it takes to craft a good video. The first few seconds of your web video are probably the most crucial of all. A recent marketing study found that 20 percent of viewers clicked away from a video within the first ten seconds, and 45 percent had clicked away before they reached the one-minute mark.

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