Alia who never gives up, continued

  Friday, August 30th "Alia is really sick. She's been having some trouble breathing, and now she doesn't even know what's going on around her when people come in." "That's serious. You should take her to the hospital right away. How long has she been like this?" "Since last night, but only the worst since …

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Recycling is not the answer

Last week Holly mentioned that plastic recycling is in trouble in America too. I found out from an article in the Atlantic that cities across the country have ended their recycling programs. Why? Because China has stopped accepting our soiled trash due to health risks, environmental damage, and increased labor costs. Without tens of thousands of Chinese …

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How we worship in the holiday season

Advertisers work to make us insecure, make us believe that our lives won't be good enough until we buy more things. Technology is designed to be obsolete and replaced within a year by expensive new products. Clothes go out of fashion by the next season. Consumer goods are designed to break down before the next …

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Spreading our allegiances thin

"Nobody can serve two masters. Otherwise, they will either hate the first and love the second, or be devoted to the first and despise the second. You can't serve both God and money."1Do American Christians split their allegiance between Jesus and possessions? If someone from outside the country saw how we prepare for Christmas, what …

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