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One of my favorite movies of all time is “Groundhog Day.” For those of you who’ve never seen it, Bill Murray plays a self-centered, egotistical weatherman from Pittsburgh named Phil…

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The demise of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was puzzling because of the combination of arrogance and social disconnect he showed in refusing to even show up for his impeachment trial.…

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In late 2000, a few months after my wife was diagnosed with inoperable cancer, I bought her a Lexus. I hoped the shiny luxury car might lift her spirits. Unfortunately,…

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I’ve read countless articles this week “critiquing” the public prayers that have been given on behalf of our new president, Barack Obama. Rick Warren, Joseph Lowery, and Andy Stanley were…

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