PowerLinks 09.17.13

September 17, 2013 • by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 09.17.13

God and the Minimum Wage Maxford Nelsen, The American Spectator Labor secretary Tom Perez has assumed the role of God’s intermediary. Why Christians have much to fear in Syria Harold Jantz, Winnipeg Free Press Christian communities in the Middle East find themselves in a very difficult situation these days. Continue Reading...

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