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Preparing and eating safe and healthy Thanksgiving holiday meals

There’s nothing like Thanksgiving Day in America. There isn’t a better time of the year for gathering family, thanking God for his provision of life and bounty, and feasting on the best that tradition and family chefs provide. As you … Continue reading

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In praise of peanut butter

Long before I moved to Georgia my family was a major underwriter of the state economy. No, not by eating peaches, following college football, watching NASCAR, or connecting through Hartsfield. Part of the family legacy is a love for peanut … Continue reading

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SF Mayor vetoes city council ban on Happy Meals; council may override

San Francisco, California, Mayor Gavin Newsom vetoed Friday the city’s ban on most McDonald’s Happy Meals with toys., CNN reports. “Parents, not politicians, should decide what their children eat, especially when it comes to spending their own money,” said Newsom. … Continue reading

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Kid Friendly San Francisco? City bans Happy Meals (apparently parents can’t handle the task)

There are so many ways to go with a story about the San Francisco city council caring so much for children that they’ve banned McDonald’s Happy Meals, or any other meals with toys for children, unless they meet certain nutritional … Continue reading

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A Meaty Debate: Chef vs. Vegan

My wife and I, as well as our Bible study group, are nearing the end of a 10-day Daniel Fast, which is like a vegan diet—but far more strigent (no caffeine, no sweets, only whole grains, no leaven, no chemicals/preservatives). … Continue reading

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The Disciplines and Discoveries of a Daniel Fast

During the month of June, my wife Debbie and I went through our first Daniel Fast. Since we’re about to lead our small group through a fast, it seemed like a good time to look back through my journal and … Continue reading

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Eating thankfully and mercifully this Thanksgiving

After watching an excellent overview of the intersection of faith and the humane treatment of animals called Eating Mercifully, produced by the Humane Society of America’s Animals and Religion division, I’m beginning to examine how we can eat only meat … Continue reading

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To Eat the Panda is Not Divine

Chuck Colson addresses bio-diversity and man’s divinely inspired interest in even inconvenient species. On BreakPoint today, Colson says: “Why should a dominant species like man care about one that is struggling to survive—especially one [pandas] it doesn’t require for its … Continue reading

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