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Salting our culture
There are 60 million adult evangelicals in the U.S., but 40% of them are not registered to vote. Jesus was involved in politics; why not you? [more]
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Pursuing holiness
Seminarian and AFR radio host Bill Ury says the Easter season is a good time to remember that Jesus rose to produce a holy people. [more]
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Caring for special kids
Dick and Rick Hoyt demonstrate the challenges, the joys, the victories and the defeats for families caring for special needs children. [more]
They are your co-workers, your neighbors, your friends and your fellow church members. Outwardly they look like anyone else, but inside they hide a heart-breaking secret. [more]
Issues@hand Commentary
Features

Home Depot digs in [more]

Congressmen make courageous move on capitol hill [more]

Faith, Family and Finance town hall meetings [more]

Lin on life [more]

20-year perspective: women and faith [more]

Marriage nearly minority [more]

Terror hot spots [more]

Ayatollah says Israel is a cancer [more]

Rescue your re$olutions [more]

Bishop deems public school monopoly as totalitarian [more]

One in five rely on government assistance [more]

Child sacrifice in Uganda [more]

Aging issues [more]

I DON’T want you [more]

 

Connecting the dots
Connecting the dots has been a familiar activity in children’s books for generations. The idea is to follow a series of numbered dots, drawing a single line to create a picture. Having been active in life issues for a number of years, AFA’s Homeschool Channel director Paul Bass began to connect some dots of his own and the emerging picture was not encouraging. [more]

Preserving marriage
“I wish I had known that toilets are not self-cleaning,” writes Dr. Gary Chapman in his book Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married. That quote is the title of chapter 7, which opens this way: “In the home in which I grew up, the toilet was never dirty. It never crossed my mind that someone was cleaning it.” [more]

4:29
“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.” For almost a decade, that verse from Ephesians 4:29 (ESV) has been the driving force behind the contemporary Christian music band Building 429. [more]

Our music in our history
Do you like to whistle while you work? Or hum while you hunt and peck on the computer? Really, what I’m asking is: Are you the kind of person who sings in the car, only to embarrass yourself when you realize the people in the car next to you have been entertaining themselves with your concert? [more]

 


An eye for evidence
By Tim Wildmon, AFA president
I have a friend, Frank Turek, who wrote a book titled I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist. I don’t either, Frank. [more]

Financial issues
By Dan Celia, host of Financial Issues
on American Family Radio.
Q: I often hear you talk about having at least 50% cash in one’s portfolio. What do you consider cash? [more]