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Who – exactly – is He?

Listen to the commentary   Who – exactly – is He? And who – exactly – are you? Every two years, Ligonier Ministries (founded by R.C. Sproul, who has now passed into Eternity) and LifeWay (the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention) cooperate to create the State of Theology survey of Americans, to find

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Who’s protecting what matters most?

Listen to the commentary   Hi, I’m Bob… and I’m a wonk. No apologies from me; no plans to change gears. I’m a wonk… and so should you be! I guess some definition is in order. In the modern lexicon, a wonk is a person who takes an enthusiastic or excessive interest in the specialized

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Are your affairs in order?

Listen to the commentary   It’s time to get your affairs in order. As I write this, I’m preparing for my sixth admission as an inpatient since January at the City of Hope in Duarte, CA. Those stays have ranged from two days to a month in duration. This time, it’s Salmonella poisoning: as onerous

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Is famous a viable alternative to fruitful?

Listen to the commentary   Bernie Madoff was born in New York City in 1938.  He was well known and respected in NYC as evidenced by the numerous positions he received at the important cultural institutions. His prominence in the Jewish Community gave him star-power in the late decades of the 20th Century. As his firm Bernard

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Why are you going to work tomorrow?

 Why are you going to work tomorrow?

Listen to the commentary   I hope you’re enjoying some time for yourself – with your family and friends – as the last gasps of Summer are enjoyed doing something that refreshes your bod and your soul. It’s Labor Day. Are you going back to work tomorrow? “Summer break” is no longer applicable for people

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 Things are heating up!

Listen to the commentary   Climate Change. Global Warming. Carbon Footprint. Two decades into the 21st Century, those have become fighting-words across all time-zones and cultures. What’s happening? I’m bracing for blowback; the hot topics that – today – span between election cycles are ever more divisive as different positions and politicians express their “based

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