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Billionaire Ross Perot has died

by Russell St. John
Posted 7/09/19, 11:34 am

H. Ross Perot, a billionaire businessman and a two-time presidential candidate, died Tuesday at his home in Dallas, according to a family spokesman. He was 89.

Born in Texarkana, Texas, and the son of a commodities broker, Perot graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. In 1956, he married his college sweetheart, Margot Birmingham. After leaving the service, he began working at IBM. He founded Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in 1962 with a $1,000 loan from his wife. In 1984, he sold the business to General Motors for $2.5 billion.

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Transgender eschatology?

Transgenderism | Biola scholar raises controversy at ETS conference
by Russell St. John
Posted 1/03/19, 02:47 pm

Andy Draycott’s theology is the evangelical equivalent of vanilla ice cream—conservative and widely palatable—but his presentation on transgenderism at the annual Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) conference in November left listeners wondering if Draycott was promoting more exotic flavors.

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Echo churches

Religion | Many evangelicals want to worship with partisan comrades
by Russell St. John
Posted 9/13/18, 03:23 pm

Evangelical churches have become political echo chambers—and many of their congregants prefer it that way. Surprisingly, younger evangelicals—those 35 to 49 years old—desire homogeneity more than their elders.

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