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Wednesday, June 14 was a significant day in the Southern Baptist Convention as the 2017 messengers overwhelmingly voted for a resolution condemning the Alt Right movement (Resolution 10). For a denomination historically associated with racism, the SBC in recent years has taken important steps toward racial reconciliation. The resolution against the Alt Right is a significant step toward this end, as the SBC distances itself from a vocal group that perverts the Gospel of Jesus Christ. more
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In the bowels of downtown Louisville, at the Gene Snyder United States Courthouse, a group of legal professionals are hearing arguments about ambulances, hospital contracts, and what to do to save a woman’s life if the procedure designed to take her baby’s life goes wrong. more

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How is it that residents in one of America’s most energy-abundant areas now face the real possibility that proposed hikes in their electric bills will result in a hard choice between staying warm next winter and making the weekly trek to the grocery store? … more

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As I approach my 92nd birthday the 13th of this month, I suddenly realized that if we keep on living, we get old. Getting old is not a choice. Whether we learn anything while we are living to old age is our choice. more

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As the sun begins to set on summer, we can be glad that the clouds surrounding Governor Bevin’s purchase of a family home in Louisville are moving off in the distance.  Still, though, … more

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Researcher Jean Twenge has written an article in the Atlantic that is rightfully getting a very great deal of attention. She asked the question: “Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?” more

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The Ark Encounter celebrated its first anniversary this month but instead of fanfare and praise, some news media and protestors poured rain on its parade. The Biblical theme park, which consists of a life-size replica of Noah's Ark based in northern Kentucky, faced 75 protesters and criticism from one Kentucky columnist who said the group promotes "fringe beliefs." But, hey, its the Ark, right? Compared to criticism that Noah faced, I'm sure this modern-day rendition will weather the storm. more

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The other evening when I was surfing the TV channels to find something remotely interesting to watch, I happened upon the finals of the Miss America Beauty Pageant. more

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As the Twitter dust settles following President Donald Trump’s surprising tweet about the role of transgender people in the military, a number of things have been left murky to say the least. I guess that’s to be expected when the order comes through 140 characters or less. more

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The new school year is always a season of fresh starts and opportunities. On the outside, the community sees the hard work in sports, the band, and other activities. Inside, this is a time when the school council moves from typical back-to-school tasks to reviewing last year’s test data. Signs of improvement, areas that need greater attention, and strategies that need to be adjusted in the months ahead are all part of the council discussion. more
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