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5 Reasons You Should Celebrate Black History Month
Jemar Tisby, Reformed African American Network

While not everyone agrees Black History Month is a good thing, here are several reasons why I think it’s appropriate to celebrate this occasion.

Methodist Women for Open Borders
Mark D. Tooley, FrontPageMag

UMW once was the largest women’s organization in America, with over 1 million members. Today it is likely the fastest declining women’s organization, with just over half a million, and plunging.

The Boy Scouts: A Threat to Religious Liberty?
Liberty Institute

You are of course aware of the number of Boy Scout troops and Cub Scout packs sponsored by churches—whether Protestant, Catholic, or Mormon—and that hold their meetings in those church facilities. Both those sponsorships and the use of those facilities would be jeopardized if the proposed policy change is adopted.

How to Find Your Calling
Elise Amyx, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

One piece of advice I wish I heard in college is that your calling is not something you discover, it is something you recognize.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

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