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“He is really well off.” Who comes to mind when you hear that? Bill Gates, the man who’s Fort Knox rich? Tom Cruise, the charismatic star who’s still as bankable as anyone in Hollywood and as recognizable as anyone in the world? Or maybe Paul Finebaum’s pal Laura Rutledge, the woman who’s making waves in […]

Words work wonders or woes. They’re penicillin or poison, scalpel or shrapnel, friend or foe. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue” (Proverbs 18:21). You agree, right? After all, who among us hasn’t struggled with PTSD—post-traumatic speech discomfort—after being hammered with criticism or slammed with sarcasm? Or driven for days—top down, sunglasses […]

History knows England’s King James I as “the wisest fool in Christendom.” He was personally intelligent but politically inept. In a different sense, every Christian is a wise fool. That’s because the wisest thing in the world is being a “fool for Christ” (1 Corinthians 4:10). The Mary who was sibling to Lazarus and Martha […]