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Author Archive: David Fortune

On Racism

On the Day of Pentecost when the Holy Spirit fell on the people in the Upper Room, they spilled into the street speaking in other tongues. People from different parts of the world, “Parthians, Medes and Elamites, Egypt and the parts of Libya,” heard their own language being spoken and wondered, “What does this mean?” […]

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Are You A Good Person?

How can you tell if someone is a ‘good’ person or a ‘bad’ person? Well one approach currently making the rounds on the internet is called the Shopping Cart Theory. While kind of silly it represents a certain kind of thinking in our world. It goes like this: The shopping cart is the ultimate litmus […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

About this time every May, when I was growing up, we would start planting our family garden. We lived out in the country and so the garden was a large one. My father would get the soil ready by running the rototiller over it a few times and breaking up the land. When the time […]

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Time To Clean Out

Earlier this month, Paul Willis, a hog farmer in Iowa, received a post card from his sister, Annie. She mailed it 33 years ago while visiting the Grand Canyon. That’s why they call it ‘snail mail’.

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