Opinion

Dentist – NCHS Superintendent’s Notes, February 22, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org     In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said “the only thing to fear is fear itself”.  That is exactly what I had recently when I had to visit the dentist’s office.  I had fear itself.  I’ve never liked going to the dentist.  The thought of it makes

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Ask A Pastor – February 22, 2017

By Reverend Syd Osenbaugh – The Healing Place (Nashville Assembly Of God)     Change is inevitable. Change happens. Sometimes it is welcomed. Other times, change comes like an intruder, disrupting what is predictable and comfortable. Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, is credited with the observation that change is the only constant in life. It begins with

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Ask A Pastor – January 25, 2017

Ask A Pastor By Rev. John Campbell United Presbyterian, Oakdale Have you ever been in Barnes & Noble and looked at the variety of Bibles for sale? Perhaps you have searched Amazon.com for a Bible. There are many options to choose from. For some picking the right Bible is easy. They just pick what someone

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SextingNCHS Superintendent’s Notes – January 25, 2017

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org It surprises me how frequently young people get involved with this thing called “sexting”. As a school administrator, I never dreamed this would be such an issue. I can’t comprehend what runs through a person’s mind when they contemplate allowing a nude picture of themselves to be

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Letter: America Needs The Electoral College

America Needs The Electoral College We Need the Electoral College Our Electoral College prevents tyranny by the majority, or giving one state an excess of influence over other states. The Electoral College provides a buffer against states with large populations of government workers and/or government welfare recipients. If the outcome of an election were based

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Ask A Pastor – January 18, 2017

Ask A Pastor By Pastor Scott Osenbaugh, The Healing Place (Nashville Assembly of God) In 1990, my wife and I moved our family to Missouri from California to serve as pastors of a small, struggling fellowship. One of the men in the church took me around the town to show me where the grocery store,

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GesturesNCHS Superintendent’s Notes

By Ernie Fowler – Nashville CHSD #99 efowler@nashville-k12.org I think I’ve become a “with-it”, “happening” dude. Amazingly, it happened by accident. The other day, I was about to sneeze, lifted my arm & stuck my nose into the bend at the elbow. Little did I know that I was doing a so-called dance move called

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Ask A PastorJanuary 11, 2017

Ask A Pastor By Rev. Beverly Kahle St Paul UCC, Nashville “Which translation of Scripture do you prefer to preach from, and why? Which translation do I use and why? First of all, I think it is important that we use true translations and not paraphrases for preaching preparation. While paraphrases are useful for helping

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Letter: The Story Of Murray Center And CILAs In Illinois

The Story Of Murray Center And CILAs In Illinois Dear Editor: December 30, the Chicago Tribune published the third part of a series regarding abuse/neglect and the cover-up of this abuse/neglect in CILAs in the state of Illinois. The third part of this series is about the closure of Jacksonville Developmental Center, and the attempted

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