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April 09, 2012

Joni

Joni

She’s a very worthy recipient. From the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with the Point. One of the first books I remember seeing in my house growing up was simply titled Joni. This is the autobiographical story of a girl who after becoming a paraplegic at age 17, wallowed in self-despair at the life she thought…

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April 06, 2012

I Thirst


Why on earth did Jesus say this? From the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with the Point. Later today, I will offer one of several Good Friday Meditations at my church on the final words of Jesus during His crucifixion. And guess which of His words I was asked to talk about? “I Thirst." Yep, that’s it.…

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April 05, 2012

Maundy Thursday


Today has a strange name. Have you heard of it? In the church calendar, the Thursday before Easter is Maundy Thursday. It’s set aside to remember the Last Supper Jesus shared with his disciples. The word “maundy? comes from the Latin word for “command.? At this supper, Jesus commanded his disciples to love and serve one another, and demonstrated it by washing their feet.

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April 04, 2012

A Map for Marriage


Maybe we can teach people to stay married…. From the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with the Point. According to Huffington Post blogger Pauline Gaines, if high school students got more education on family psychology, divorce rates may drop. If students took classes on mapping emotional and family conditions between couples, they may hold off on…

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April 03, 2012

A Big Picture Movement


More people care than we might realize. From the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with the Point. Remember when Elijah ran off into the wilderness and proclaimed that he was alone was left to serve God? He should have known better. The day before the entire nation watched God visibly win what wasn’t much of a contest…

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April 02, 2012

A World Without Sorry


Should we stop apologizing? From the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with the Point. In a recent New York Times op-ed, comedian Bill Maher defended the vulgar comments he’s made about women in light of the uproar of the vulgar comments Rush Limbaugh made about a woman. How? By claiming that it’s all fake outrage. Someone from…

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