Reflections on The Birth of a Nation (2016)

This past weekend I watched the film The Birth of a Nation – here’s the summary: Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts...

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GUIDE: Restoring Infected WordPress Installs on Dreamhost

So your Dreamhost WordPress account is infected, and you’ve received an email that you have to clean it up. What do you do? DISCLAIMER: If you totally bork your sites, please don’t blame me. This procedure is safe as of the publication date, and tech support can...

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Study: Poverty not main cause of out of wedlock births

Freakanomics radio just published a fascinating interview entitled The Fracking Boom, a Baby Boom, and the Retreat From Marriage. Melissa Kearney, professor of economics at the University of Maryland, has been concerned about the relationship between the breakdown of the family and outcomes for children....

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GUIDE: Xbox One videos for YouTube – Setup

We’ve tried to find activities my 11-year-old boy can enjoy, including sports and music of many types, but the one thing he wants to do is play Xbox and watch YouTubers entertain him with their own game antics. So in a desperate ploy to get...

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Reaching Sikhs with the Gospel

 As a pastor, I have sought to understand other faiths, in part, to learn, and in part, to discover how I could understand others and build bridges for the gospel. Sikhism is one of the lesser known religions in the West, yet with a significant...

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Our experience with charter/home schooling in California

With the appointment of Betsy DeVoss to Education Secretary, lots of people are concerned that her prior commitment to charter schooling and her potential lack of experience helping public schools may hurt our education system and our kids. However, DeVoss could redirect funds to school choice and away...

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