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Navigating the rainbow: A metaphor for aging

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Besides symbolizing God’s eternal promise, the rainbow’s physical and spiritual beauty can be viewed as a metaphor for how we humans age. As we go through life, we admire rainbows from afar, pure light scattering myriad hues through crystal prisms of raindrops. The naked eye detects only bright colors, distinct yet inseparable.

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Should Christians Listen to Secular Music?

Songs and music, in general, play an important role in the church and Christian life today. Modern technology and contemporary culture have brought new challenges and possibilities to music ministry in the church. Unlike before, you are constantly surrounded by music from TVs and radios, background music on video games, shopping malls, and more. Music as a topic has also been introduced to learning institutions, including most online EdD program available in Washington.

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Why Go to Church?

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I have found my step-son’s assumption that folks go to church so that they’ll land in heaven rather than hell quite common among non-church goers. Perhaps this assumption comes from the presence of hell-fire-and-brimstone preachers on street corners or from the seeming monopoly fundamentalists have on popular media. It sure doesn’t come from the actual church-goers I know.

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