Everyone’s a Cheater?

According to a recent Campus Life survey, 80 percent of our readers say they’ve cheated in school. Most of those say they’ve cheated “seldom” or “only once,” but one reader actually admitted to cheating every day! Only six percent of you say you’ve never cheated. And almost three-fourths of you (73 percent) say cheating is a problem at your school. When we ...

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Dislocated Dream

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful.  (2 Timothy 4:7 NLT) In the 1968 Olympic marathon, John Stephen Akhwari represented the country of Tanzania.  But Akhwari didn’t win so why is this important?  Because of what happened during the race. Due to the altitude, Akhwari cramped up during the marathon.  But ...

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Poison of Heroes – Installment 1

Chad stopped dead still. His feet rooted themselves to the broken pavement as he turned his ear toward the sound, straining to assure himself he had heard it. The only sound now was the dim ambience of passing traffic coming intermittently down the alley. Chad’s jaw clenched. He looked about for some means of defense. He stooped. Old Faithful, the ...

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“The Knock-Down Drag-Outs” by House of Heroes

Gotee Records band House of Heroes is set to release a 19-song compilation titled The Knock-Down Drag-Outs on April 30. The album features new songs, b-sides, covers, remixes, acoustic versions and more. It will be available at all digital outlets while physical copies will be only be available exclusively at the band’s shows and at gotee.com/store. The compilation combines all ...

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Book of Days – Book Review

Cameron Vaux is losing his memory. It started out as a small annoyance—forgetting he’d written himself a note five minutes ago—but now it’s become a big problem—losing memories of his wife, killed two years ago. The creepy thing is, Cameron’s late father predicted this would happen. And when it started, his father told him to find the Book of Days. ...

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Iron Man 3 – Movie Review

It’s been said that clothes make the man. Sure, God may care what’s on the inside, but the world is different. What we wear becomes social shorthand, a way to discern and judge and often misjudge the people we meet. An oil-stained shirt and pair of overalls tells us something. An Armani suit says something else. An emblazoned T-shirt might ...

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Man-eating Miracle

“My God sent his angel to shut the lions’ mouths so that they would not hurt me, for I have been found innocent in his sight. …”  The king was overjoyed and ordered that Daniel be lifted from the den. Not a scratch was found on him, for he had trusted in his God. (Daniel 6:22-23 NLT) It was Easter ...

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Music Review: Colton Dixon – A Messenger

Colton Dixon rise in the music industry over the past year, began with his American idol Season 10 audition. He showered the nation with his voice and left impressions on every listener throughout his journey. He continues to make more impressions with his label, Sparrow Records. Colton’s first album, “A Messenger” contains uplifting, encouraging, and positive Christian music. It includes ...

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Who is St. Patrick?

I will study your commandments and reflect on your ways.  . . . Those who love your instructions have great peace and do not stumble.  (Psalm 119:15 NLT) Patrick was a normal boy living in fifth century England. He probably had a mom and a dad and maybe some siblings.  They might have had a farm with livestock to care ...

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