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About Skippy R

Skippy R is retired after toiling as a scribe for a large denominational newspaper in Texas for about 40 years. He's written for The Wittenburg Door and Beliefnet. He lives in Dallas with his wife, Mrs. Skippy, and leads a Bible study in his home. Mostly spends time running after his grandkids. He is -- what are they calling it now? -- a Jesus follower.

Miraculous image of Dr. Fauci appears on cast-off coronavirus mask

A mysterious stain on a cast-off cloth mask has been found to display a blurry image of infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony S. Fauci. The mask was first noticed a few days ago in the parking lot of a Walmart … Continue reading

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Patriotic Prayer Time with Paxton: ‘Overcoming Adversity’

Editor’s Note: We were lucky to persuade Texas Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton to succeed former Gov. Rick Perry as our devotional writer. This is Paxton’s first submission. Focal Passage: Proverbs 24:10 – “If you faint in the day of adversity, … Continue reading

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Our Online, Hamster-Ball Life

My six-year-old grandson’s hamster, “Hamsterdam,” loves his plastic hamster ball. At least once a day he is taken from his cage so we can clean it, and is either placed in a wire pen we set up in the living … Continue reading

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Ugly Christian Band of the Week: Demon Hunter

The Seattle-based Christian hard rock band Demon Hunter is known for its “brazenly transcendent” melodies and the “defiant heaviness” of its lyrics. But so far no one has complimented them on their fashion style.

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‘Audacious in their Conjectures’: Why ‘MemeWatch’ Doesn’t Work

Conspiracy theories are in the news again. Actually, it seems like they’re everywhere. As I was binge-watching “Money Heist” on Netflix the other night, I noticed all the talk on that show about “sticking with the Plan” and “trust the … Continue reading

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