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A fine-tuned universe

Books | Precise facts and figures at work in the cosmos permit the existence of life
by Hugh Ross
Posted 8/24/19, 12:18 pm

You may have heard that the materialist idea of everything arising from time plus chance is about as likely as a hurricane sweeping through a junkyard and assembling a Boeing 747. I like the analogies Hugh Ross provides in The Creator and the Cosmos even better.

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Illustration by Gerald L. Holmes

Blame the cowdog

Books | Hank gets no respect in his dealings with cats, cows, and coyotes on the ranch
by John R. Erickson
Posted 8/17/19, 10:26 am

John Erickson doesn’t write parables, but some of his stories about the cowboy life he once lived would work well in church. The Bible refers to us as sheep, sometimes without a shepherd, but we also act like cattle and anger the Owner of the ranch. In 1982, Erickson, the author of the popular Hank the Cowdog series of books, published a bunch of these stories in The Devil in Texas and Other Cowboy Tales.

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Award winners

Children’s Books | 2019 Newbery and Caldecott books
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/15/19, 02:27 pm

Merci Suárez Changes Gears

Meg Medina

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