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On April 3, the United States banned the export of personal protective gear, stating that our own supply was too important to ship out during the crisis. A few days earlier, India banned exports of essential medications including hydroxychloroquine due to manufacturing shortages. Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria as well as autoimmune disorders. There …

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Powerlessness

Since my first Bible study I've always wanted to be decisive in interpreting Scripture. I want to understand what I'm reading, make a decision, and live it. Especially on practical matters. But there was one issue where a firm decision eluded me for a long time. That was the question of an absolute commitment to …

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And they passed by on the other side

Three foreigners walked down an unfamiliar street on a sweltering afternoon. For simplicity's sake we had avoided spending the dollar it would have cost to take two bicycle rickshaws over that stretch. Temperatures soared over 100 degrees F with high humidity, but we didn't have far to walk and soon would be inside a well-ventilated …

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