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Alicia Keys Embraces Her Natural Beauty with #NoMakeup Movement

Alicia Keys is defying culture’s beauty standards with her #NoMakeup movement: “I don’t want to cover up anymore. Not my face, not my mind, not my soul, not my thoughts, not my dreams, not my struggles, not my emotional growth. Nothing.” Alicia’s struggle is one I can relate to. I …

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Is Steph Curry the NBA’s Real MVP?

Several weeks ago, Stephen Curry was named the MVP of the NBA for the second straight year. This nomination did not come without some counterclaims that Curry shouldn’t have been the MVP. Even LeBron James questioned the award: “I think sometimes the word “valuable” or best player of the year, …

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Harvard Student Challenges Race & Education with Incredible Graduation Speech

When Donovan Sullivan graduated from high school, his English teacher threatened to cut his mic if he recited a poem during his commencement speech.  Ironically, Sullivan’s spoken word poem addressed to fellow graduates of Harvard University has fetched 9 million Facebook views and shares from the likes of Hillary Clinton …

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TD Jakes Teaches from a Biblical Perspective How to Properly Steward Your Finances (Video)

Does your spending increase when your budget increases? In this video, Pastor T.D. Jakes takes a biblical look at finance and entrepreneurship.  As believers, it’s important to use our God-given gifts and resources for the Kingdom. In February, I created a post on understanding a budget and how to use it (it …

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Native Americans Defy Political Correctness: Not Offended Over “Redskins”

A few weeks ago I authored a post about an ESPN commentator wearing a t-shirt on television that featured “Caucasians” written in the fashion of the Cleveland Indians’ logo.  It was worn to make a statement and start a discussion about sports teams using Native American inspired logos–one I believe is worth having. …

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Lecrae Gives Ted Talk: “Is Hip-Hop a Cancer or a Cure?”

TED Talks are awesome if you enjoy learning.  TED is an international set of conferences that serve to explore information and ideas.  Their slogan echoes that mission simply stated as “Idea Worth Spreading”. Lecrae just appeared at their Nashville conference and gave a talk on whether hip-hop is a “cancer or …

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Steph Curry: “I’m Not a Guy Who’s Going to Be Trying to Bash People over the Head with the Bible”

Golden State Warrior Steph Curry is having an absurdly impressive record-breaking season that has earned him back-to-back NBA MVP awards.  While he has been vocal about his faith in Christ, and even features a portion of Philippians 4:13 on his signature Under Armor sneakers, his hope is that you actually …

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Joel Osteen Explains Why He Doesn’t Preach About Hell

The internet’s favorite theological punching bag, Joel Osteen, recently opened up to CBS Sunday Morning‘s Tracy Smith in a piece they titled The Positivity of Joel Osteen.  They discussed his testimony that led to him being the pastor of the largest congregation in the United States, and Tracy went on to ask him, …

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Macklemore and Obama Have Teamed up to Fight the Drug Addiction Crisis Obamacare Has Contributed To

As a Christian I struggle with some of Macklemore’s music.  He’s very vocal about his belief in God, but some content contradicts Christ and he takes God’s name in vain without hesitation. Nevertheless, as someone who has struggled with addiction, his song “Otherside” struck a strong chord with me because …

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What is True American Patriotism? (Part 1)

I am an American citizen. For many, that would mean “I am a legally recognized citizen of the greatest and most successful country on earth in the history of mankind”. Now, when that statement is made, it generally carries the notion of the successes inherited from the Industrial Revolution, the perceived …

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