Faith & Religion
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Evangelist Luis Palau has died

by Susan Olasky
Posted 3/11/21, 04:45 pm

Three years after receiving a lung cancer diagnosis, evangelist Luis Palau died Thursday at his home in Portland, Ore., his family said. He was 86.

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Further thoughts on buzzards and the unexplainable

Faith & Inspiration | A former rancher offers reflections on a world beyond our comprehension
by John R. Erickson
Posted 12/14/20, 11:29 am

John R. Erickson, author of 70 Hank the Cowdog books and other ranch-based stories, knows his subject matter. He was a working cowboy and ranch manager in Texas and Oklahoma. A few weeks ago, he shared thoughts on some strange animal behaviors, including from buzzards. Here are two more essays from him as part of our Saturday Series. —Marvin Olasky

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Looking toward Christmas

Christmas | Focusing on the eternal in an election’s aftermath
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/05/20, 10:30 am

I’ve put together this Saturday Series piece before knowing the election results, but no matter what happens we’ll see lots of teeth-gnashing. That’s why I’ve moved up to now what I first planned as a December pre-Christmas special: Even though Christmas is still almost seven weeks away, we need to pay attention to what’s crucial rather than what’s ephemeral. So here are four columns—from 2002, 2005, 2007, and 2010—that may help us to concentrate our mind and spirit.

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