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SUMMARY VIEW  Expanded details within a Category. Click on article title, Category, or a listed Topic

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Arts & Entertainment

 5 records found

A Spotlight on Spotlight by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 5, 2016)
Why the Boston Globe priest scandal deserved an Oscar…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Media Movies Religion Scandal


Bring Him Home by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 24, 2013)
Jean Valjean and Les Miserable is now available…
Topics: Grace Inspiration Movies Music Religion

The Gospel According to Oscar by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 24, 2013)
Learning to speak the language of our culture…
Topics: Language, Meaning Movies Religion

This is It! (Let's Hope) by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 18, 2009)
When will our fascination with the King of Pop stop?…
Topics: Language, Meaning Music Popular Culture Religion

Goddess Worship by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 29, 2008)
Oprah's popularity has become a religion…
Topics: Media Religion Television


Communication

 1 record found

Learning from others takes finding common ground by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Travel   August 17, 2016)
Lessons from a trip to Greece…
Topics: Communication History Learning Relationships Religion Travel



Disaster

 1 record found

Christchurch and Christ's Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 27, 2011)
Exploring the aftershocks in both…
Topics: Change Disaster Nature Religion


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 56 records found

OT vs NT by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 24, 2019)
A quick look at the Good Book…
Topics: Bible God History Jesus Religion


So What Does an 'Open and Affirming' Church Mean? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 2, 2018)
It depends on how you define the terms…
Topics: Christian Life Faith Religion Values


The Bible Says by Stu Johnson


(Faith   May 23, 2018)
Has the way we value and trust the Bible changed with all the translations available today?…
Topics: Bible Change Choices and Decision Making Faith Religion Trends


Here at the Cross by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 30, 2018)
A new hymn text for Good Friday…
Topics: Easter Faith Holidays Jesus Religion


Bloom Where You're Planted by Stu Johnson


(Faith   February 6, 2018)
Letting God work in us through the circumstances of life…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Faith God Hopes & Dreams Optimal Aging Planning Prayer Relationships Religion


There are 51 more items for this category and the Religion topic...See the whole list


General

 2 records found

Love Does! by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 24, 2013)
Bob Goff's new book illustrates how and why…
Topics: Discipleship Jesus Love Religion

Dropping Out by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 9, 2008)
A new study by an organization called LifeWay Research hit my desk recently. No, it’s not about seniors but future seniors…
Topics: Religion Trends


Government & Politics

 5 records found

A Purpose-Driven Choice by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 21, 2008)
Obama's Democratic critics speak volumes…
Topics: Politics Prayer Religion

The Purpose-Driven Pastor Grills the Candidates by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 24, 2008)
Rick Warren's burger-bash at Saddleback…
Topics: Politics Religion

Jeremiah's Lamentations by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 6, 2008)
What Obama now laments about his pastor…
Topics: Politics Religion

He's Not a Sheep Clad Wolf by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 27, 2008)
Barack Obama is a Christ-follower…
Topics: Faith Politics Religion

Holy Smoke by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 6, 2007)
Fuming questions about a candidate's faith…
Topics: Politics Religion


History

 3 records found

Happy Birthday, Israel by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 19, 2018)
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of modern Israel's birth…
Topics: Current Events, News History Hopes & Dreams News Predictions & Forecasts Religion


October 31, 1517 by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 31, 2017)
The beginnings of today's diverse Christian church…
Topics: Beliefs History Religion


The Second Exodus by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 18, 2008)
Recalling Israel's rebirth 60 years ago…
Topics: God History Religion


Holidays

 5 records found

Top ten things I (Jim) am giving up for Lent by James N. Watkins


(Faith   February 22, 2016)
After a humorous top-ten list, perhaps like Jim there is something you would really like to give up for Lent...and beyond…
Topics: Christian Life Easter Religion


Celebrating Light from Chosen People Ministries


(Faith   December 6, 2015)
The Jewish Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah, or Festival of Lights) celebrates a miracle and turning point in Jewish history…
Topics: Faith Hanakkuh Holidays Holiday Season Religion


A Tribute to Less-Than-Perfect Saints by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 31, 2015)
Remembering loved ones on this All Saints Weekend…
Topics: Religion Tribute, Testimony


The Day of Atonement Unveiled by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 23, 2012)
What Yom Kippur is all about!…
Topics: Faith Holidays Religion

Yom KIpper Confessions by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 19, 2010)
A Christian's thoughts about a Jewish holiday…
Topics: Faith Holidays Religion


Life Events

 1 record found

Stepping Out in Faith by Stu Johnson


(Faith   May 5, 2018)
Discovering the meaning of faith in stories from life's journey…
Topics: Christian Life Circumstances, Life Events Courage Faith God Inspiration Jesus Prayer Religion Values



Nature

 1 record found

Imagine . . . then Consider by Stu Johnson


(My World   June 15, 2015)
Imagine how the world we live in could have been, and then consider the wonders that are there…
Topics: God Nature Religion Science & Technology



News & Current Events

 19 records found

Oh Say Can You See? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 20, 2019)
The cross still stands amid Notre Dame's ruins…
Topics: Faith History Inspiration News Religion Symbols & Icons Tragedy


Violence in Mr Rogers' Neighborhood by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 3, 2018)
Protesting the synagogue shootings in Pittsburgh…
Topics: News Religion Tragedy Tribute, Testimony


Remembering Billy Graham by Stu Johnson


(Faith   February 24, 2018)
A tribute to a remarkable man of God…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity History Inspiration Jesus Memories News Religion Tribute, Testimony


A Sentry of the Past Century by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 24, 2018)
Remembering Billy Graham…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Evangelism Faith History News Religion Tribute, Testimony


Cross Words by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 24, 2018)
The legacy of Billy Graham…
Topics: Bible Evangelism Faith History News Religion Tribute, Testimony


There are 14 more items for this category and the Religion topic...See the whole list


Relationships

 1 record found

The B-I-B-L-E and LGBTQ by James N. Watkins


(My World   February 16, 2019)
Addressing he issue with truth and grace…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making God Jesus Lifestyle, General Love Relationships Religion Social Issues Social Movements Trends



Sports & Recreation

 1 record found

The Lord's Day vs Game Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 13, 2013)
A new look at Sunday worship…
Topics: Football (American) Religion Worship


Technology

 1 record found

My iPhone Reminds Me of the Lord by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 1, 2017)
Reflecting on the 10th anniversary of the iPhone's birth…
Topics: Communication God Metaphors, Life Lessons Religion Technology



Trends

 1 record found

Nor Easter Alert by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 18, 2018)
A troubling forecast for a nation in need of God…
Topics: Change Easter Faith Religion Social Movements Spirituality, Seeking God Trends