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Denominations: The Salvation Army and Church of the Nazarene

The Salvation Army (TSA) states that it has about 27 thousand officers (minsters), and about 1.5 million soldiers and junior soldiers (members, or salvationists) in 2021 (statistics – The Salvation Army International, salvationarmy.org).  It claims about 430,000 members in the … Continue reading

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In The News: Rush Limbaugh, Bill Bennett And Mel Gibson

Rush Limbaugh was fodder for the 24 hour news networks a few months ago due to his addiction to pain medication and the allegation of doctor shopping (note – this article was written in 2006). In more recent times, he … Continue reading

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Ethics: Labor and Lucre (part II)

Gambling (aka Gaming) is legal, in some form, in 48 of 50 states. Utah and Hawaii are exceptions. However, Hawaii has a bill gaining momentum which would legalize such. Gambling is nothing new. Antiquities speaks of such. Hundreds of years … Continue reading

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