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Thursday, 28 March 2013
Every childhood story has a moral, though often not recognized until adulthood. Recall, for example, the stories of valiant medieval knights who lived by an impossible standard of values. Though many of the stories are fantasized, that doesn’t mean that medieval knights couldn’t teach us a thing or two about good character.

In the Arthurian tale, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the Knight of the Round Table Gawain had a star engraved on his shield to remind him of the values by which he should abide at all times. These values included benevolence, integrity, purity, Christ-centered faith, courage, and politeness.

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Posted by: Tori Burger AT 11:06 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, 15 March 2013
Twenty-seven Million people are enslaved in the world today.
 
Does this surprise you?  The rampant prevalence of slavery has shocked students all over the globe as human trafficking awareness continues to spread.  The stories of sexual slavery, child prostitution, forced labor, abuse, and false imprisonment seem too incomprehensible to bear.
 
However, this is not only happening in third world countries, distant from the American church.  It thrives today in our hometowns.
 
In fact, I have personally seen the effects of slavery in my own hometown of Savannah, GA.

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Posted by: Tinsley Griffin AT 08:51 am   |  Permalink   |  0 Comments  |  Email
Friday, 01 March 2013
     We’re all enslaved by something.

     Lying, pride, selfishness, lust fear, greed – these and a host of other things enslave people around the world. No one has the power to free oneself. There isn't a 30-day plan or a five step program we can check off our list to make us free.

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Posted by: Emily LaForce AT 08:56 am   |  Permalink   |  0 Comments  |  Email
Friday, 08 February 2013

What if we, the young adults of America, took responsibility for the future of our nation?

This is the question posed to college students by University of Mobile President Mark Foley. He challenges us, young adults born between the years of 1980 and 2000, to become a generation that takes personal responsibility for the condition of our nation.

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Posted by: Tori Burger AT 10:17 am   |  Permalink   |  0 Comments  |  Email
Wednesday, 14 November 2012

The nation’s game of political tug-of-war has declared a winner for the next four years.  While one citizen eagerly awaits the work of a new leader, another signs a petition to secede from the Union. How should the citizen of faith respond to a divided country?

 Those who exult in the election results must support their President and stand for the change for which they voted. But those who mourn at the outcome must remember that no ruler takes a seat without the authority of God making it so.

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