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WHAT COVID-19 TAUGHT US

By Mark Shaw There were many takeaways and life lessons from 2020 but I want to highlight 3 of them now: 1. We’ve Deceived Ourselves Into Believing that We Can Control the World Around Us I read a secular training program that was offering “skills for living in...

Modern Day Widows and Orphans

By Mark Shaw In James 1:27, the Bible says this: Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.  Today, our society’s orphans are addicts who have been...

Modern Day Application of Corban

By Mark Shaw As I was reflecting upon my reading of the Bible in the book of Mark, I thought about how this principle applies to us today.  Let’s examine Mark 7:1-13, which says, Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribes who had come from...

Drug Overdose Deaths Continue to Rise

81,230 drug overdose deaths in one year (from June 2019-May 2020) is a big number and the largest number of its category in the history of the United States. 2 major contributors to this number: Fentanyl use from a drug standpoint Recklessness and hopelessness in the...