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ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP) — As believers, most of us know that our faith is not something to be kept to ourselves. Jesus commanded us to “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations.”

It’s amazing to me that people from 187 countries have read stories in The Christian Index over the past month.

For more than seven years the Georgia General Assembly has been dealing with the issue of expanding gambling in Georgia. Every year the proposed legislation has failed to pass out of the House and the Senate.

GRANTVILLE – In Luke 7: 43-50 Jesus tells a beautiful story about a woman who apparently had a sordid past, but who came to Christ and was forgiven.

A couple of weeks ago The Augusta Press ran an article of mine concerning Faith and Choice.  There was a lot of good response to that article which took the common sense approach to one of the most discussed subjects of our day: abortion. 

Faith and choice

I suppose that there has never been an issue which divided our nation like the issue of abortion. 

As we approach the legislative session getting underway in Atlanta, we are beginning the second year of a two-year legislative cycle. This means bills that did not pass last year are still available for consideration this year.

Let me begin by saying that I am a U.S. citizen by choice. Even though I was born in Peru, the U.S. gave me an education, and for that I will always be grateful.

The late President Ronald Reagan, a champion for pro-life causes, proclaimed January 22 of each year would be set aside as National Sanctity of Human Life Day. 

The New Year brings the opportunity to start fresh and create a plan for the months ahead. It gives us each a chance to look at our past year and see what worked, what didn’t, where God showed up, and what He spoke to us in our struggles, strengths, losses and victories.

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