In September of 1979 the British new wave/synth-pop group The Buggles released the single Video Killed the Radio Star; nearly two years later, the song would become a self-fulfilling prophecy when the single became the first-ever video to be shown on MTV airing one minute after midnight on August 1,

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Everyone handles stressful times differently. My wife reads a lot of articles about what is happening with COVID-19 but she doesn't really dive into the numbers. I, on the other hand, am a numbers person. I've been regularly watching the numbers for a while. I've used several different sites to

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The following is a talk which my departed grandmother invited me to give for her Sunday School class at First United Methodist Shreveport and which, due to some confusion, was given in its entirety to the wrong class. Because of that, I have never shared it until now. The talk

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  With the development of the COVID-19 virus and it’s speed of transmission, much of the world now finds themselves in quarantine. As a result, all manner of jobs are being shifted into the virtual sphere- if you can accomplish the task via video, you are now expected to make

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Pandemics have stressed the fabric of human social structures throughout the course of history. Times of rampant sickness with their associated physical, mental, social, and spiritual tolls strip away the veneer of human societies to show us at our most vulnerable and most visceral. Sometimes people like what they see

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Faith on View readers get to vote for their favorite artists. Enjoy!You can see the records for the entire tournament HERE. The winners of Round 2020:4 were Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Sandro Botticelli, John Singer Sargent, John Constable, Joan Mitchell, and Dan Flavin.Round 2020:5 brings 14 artists, 7 matches, to you for your

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I stand in front of the priest, waiting. Grinding a thumb into a container full of black dust, she reaches up and makes two marks on my head, one down, the other over. “Remember you are dust,” she says, “and to dust you shall return.” She squats slightly, reaching her

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  Republicans can’t be Christians I am going to say something controversial, “Republicans can’t be Christians.”  To the vast majority of Christians, I just said something unthinkable, especially if one is of the evangelical stripe of Christianity. I can feel the anger swelling up in some readers as they instantly

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