The Rapidian

Commentary

Ethics and Religion Talk: What is the "Power of Prayer?", part 1

Submitted 05-17-2021 under OPINION

Mary S. asks, “When we talk about the ‘power of prayer,’ does that really work? Please don't get me wrong. I believe in prayer! I just have questions as to how prayer works. What happens to that person that does not believe in prayer? Does God "work" for them too? Why do we pray?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Would God get Mad if I Pass Messages from the "Other Side?"

Submitted 05-10-2021 under OPINION

Trisha asks, “Will God send me to hell for being able to hear spirits of people who have passed on to the other side? Would God be mad if I passed those messages to families that have lost someone?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Truth vs. truths

Submitted 05-03-2021 under OPINION

The following short essay comes from the Rev. Sandra Nikkel, head pastor of Conklin Reformed Church:

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Guiding Light Maintains Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar

Submitted 05-03-2021 under NONPROFITS

Since 2017, Guiding Light has earned a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.

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Getting off the carousel: Andy Odehnal on the transformative power of Guiding Light

Submitted 04-29-2021 under NONPROFITS

Board Member Andy Odehnal shares how Guiding Light has transformed over the years to make a real difference in the lives of men struggling with homelessness and addiction.

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Mother's Day Takes on New Meaning When it's a Once-Lost Son You're Celebrating

Submitted 04-29-2021 under NONPROFITS

Barb and Mark are one example of a mother and son celebrating this Mother’s Day in earnest.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does the Bible Forbid Cremation

Submitted 04-26-2021 under OPINION

Reva asks, “What is the Biblical take on being cremated after one dies?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should I get the COVID Vaccination?

Submitted 04-19-2021 under OPINION

RL asks, “Should Christians be vaccinated, or have their children vaccinated, against diseases of the body, or trust solely in the providence of God for life and health?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Why is There Evil?

Submitted 04-12-2021 under OPINION

Sandy asks, “Where does evil originate from?”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Help! My Supervisor is Evil!

Submitted 04-05-2021 under OPINION

Lisa L. asks, “I have just been fired from my job at a small company. my direct supervisor made my life a living hell and I have a stack of emails and other documentation to prove this. Is it unethical to speak the truth about what happened to me?

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