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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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Letters to the Editor

Mark Yarbrough writes to say he’s not going to be silent any longer as he urges individuals, churches, states and nations to follow the Bible and speak out and act for God. (May 13, 2013, Page 4A)

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    Mission trips: A cost-benefit analysis

    Religion columnist Randy Weeks writes how mission trips can change the lives of all involved, even the ones going on them. (April 5, 2013, Page 5B)

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      Local pastor pens minister-activist’s memoir

      When you mention civil rights and activists, most people think of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Medgar Evers, James Meredith, et cetera. Editor Don Whitten writes about a book by local pastor Chet Bush that brings us one more man – a Mississippian, Dr. Charles Johnson – we should know about. (February 6, 2013, Page 4)

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        The cost of uncontrolled anger

        Religion columnist Randy Weeks writes about anger and how words spoken in haste can be like feathers in the wind. (January 18, 2013, Page 5B)

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          ‘Tis the season for generosity

          Randy Weeks asks everyone to be generous this holiday season, with out time, our presence, patience and kindness and stingy with hate and greed. (December 7, 2012, Page 5B)

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            Letters to the Editor

            Jim Propes writes to question the “biblical values” being touted – or not touted – by religious leaders who have endorsed people running for public office. (November 1, 2012, Page 4)

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              I hate hate, but Oreos are OK by me

              Staff Writer Melanie Addington writes about how different interpretations and portions of the Bible are used for different purposes, including use as a go-to-source for why it’s all right to hate those who are different. (June 28, 2012, Page 4)

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                Celebrating Easter – something for everyone

                Did you attend Palm Sunday services last weekend? Have plans for an Easter egg hunt the next couple of days. Looking forward to Easter Sunday? Editor Don Whitten writes about all of the events going on the week of Easter and reminds readers to make sure they connect the dots on what Easter is all about. (April 5, 2012, Page 4A)

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                  Letters to the Editor

                  Dave Cullison writes to take issue with a recent religion column, saying he disagreed with the piece and was offended by the way the columnist chose to express himself. (March 19, 2012, Page 4)

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                    The four chaplains practiced what they preached

                    Looking for a bit of inspiration? Local columnist T.J. Ray offers us the “four chaplains” and their story during World War II that shows they talked the talk and walked the walk. (March 2, 2012, Page 4A)

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