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Halloween: Delightful or Diabolical?

It’s that time of year. Leaves falling, temperatures dropping (barely here in the sunshine state), football in full swing, and everything scented or flavored pumpkin. Tagging along with the fall is that delightful or diabolical (depending on your vantage point) holiday known as “Halloween.” It’s the day that causes costume-clad children to rejoice and Bible-belt …

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Wounding the god of Comfort in the Burbs

Each fall impassioned football fanatics descend upon their couches or favorite pubs on Saturday afternoons, clutching an ice cold beverage and sporting their team gear. For hours they are transfixed before the big screen, emotions and vocal volume rising and falling with each gut-wrenching snap. As the day wraps down, these warriors of fandom strip …

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The Big Fight…and Christians

It’s been more than a month since the undefeated, much-maligned, money-flinging boxing champ and the clad in fur, aviator-wearing, gum-smacking Irish fighter paraded before millions of Americans in LA, Toronto, Brooklyn, and London. Obscene barbs heaped upon profane gestures heaped upon outlandish claims were hurled with little thought and zero humility. In the end, countless …

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