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Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/24/18, 11:44 am

Former President George H.W. Bush, 93, is recovering in a Houston hospital from an infection, according to a family spokesman. Jim McGrath said Monday that Bush appeared to be responding to treatments and was eager to travel to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine. He was hospitalized shortly after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, who died last week and was laid to rest Saturday in Houston.

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Willow Creek elders respond to new Hybels accusations

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/23/18, 11:27 am

The elders of Willow Creek Community Church in suburban Chicago said in a letter Saturday they could have done a better job holding former Senior Pastor Bill Hybels accountable for inappropriate behavior toward women. “Bill acknowledged that he placed himself in situations that would have been far wiser to avoid,” the elders wrote.

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Southwest pilot hailed as hero: ‘God is good’

by Leigh Jones
Posted 4/19/18, 12:46 pm

After successfully landing her damaged plane and helping to calm frightened passengers, Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults texted a longtime friend: “God is good.” Passengers hailed the 56-year-old for her “nerves of steel,” but friends who go to church with Shults said they weren’t surprised.

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