Boo the Moo

Scientists at the University of Oxford recently recommended a new way for the UK to raise £700m ($920m USD) for their healthcare system: a meat tax. Precisely, they recommend a 14% tax on red meat and 79% of processed meat. Researchers believe the meat tax could prevent 6,000 deaths per

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Adventist Day

A few weeks ago, the Brazilian state of Pará passed a law declaring October 22 to be “Adventist Day,” after Sao Paulo did the same last year. Both states together represent 52 million people, or 25% of the entire nation. This allows the Adventist church to use public spaces to

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Mollie’s Sermon

1,200 people showed up at the memorial service for Mollie Tibbetts, the murdered Iowa college student. When politicians began to use her death to drum up support for their policies, the family shot back: “You do not have permission to callously use this tragedy… No, we reclaim our Mollie” And

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A Little Sugar Sugar

LifeWay Research recently found that 70% of Christians believe “God wants me to prosper financially.” 25% of Christians believe that “to receive material blessings from God, I have to do something for God.” Christians in the American South are most likely to believe these things, as are Pentecostals, Baptists, and

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Clucky not lucky

Losing a loved one is difficult. That’s what the Sword family in Texas is going through. They recently took out an obituary in the local paper for their lost loved one, “Big Mama – 2012-2018.” What’s odd, of course, is that Big Mama was a chicken. Big Mama was cooped

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