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NEWS

One of the most misunderstood Christian practices is the participation in the communion. Who takes it? Who shouldn’t? And what does it mean to do so in an “unworthy” manner?

Halloween is coming up. For some, this is where the spiritual rubber meets the worldly road. Some say that participating in Halloween should be a big no-no for Christians. What does God say?

The terms “Christian” and “bully” should not go together in a sentence. Yet there are times when even those who are members of the Christian faith can be observed bullying others. Interestingly, it is initially unintentional.

During your morning Facebook check, you notice a sister’s status update that talks about “why some ‘insert race or nationality here’ folks always…” Looking at her profile, you notice that she has “liked” a political candidate, social justice movement or group that you do not agree with. You are left feeling weird about the sister. Now what?

Does your Facebook, Twitter or other social media platform feed look like a train wreck comprised of celebrity scandal, political trash talking and gossipy bits of information you really didn’t want? Is complete social media abstinence the only cure? Interestingly enough, you do have options.

The Bible teaches that each of us has received a gift with which we are to serve others. Why, then, are the proverbial 20 percent (according to the Pareto Principle) doing all the work? When talents are (kept) hidden, Pareto rears his head.