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A Strange Way to Save the World

The Parents (Luke 1:26-29) God obviously didn’t hire a marketing firm before he launched His plan to redeem the world. Armed with surveys from focus groups, know-it-all consultants would have told the Almighty He was embarking on a PR disaster: An unwed mom? Engaged to a simple laborer? ¬†Joseph and Mary were low-income and non-descript. They hailed from the nowhere…

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Some words about words (and about “the Word”)

I read yesterday where the Oxford American Dictionary recently chose its 2012 “Word of the Year.” The winner? “GIF,” a 25 year-old noun (from the world of technology) that morphed this year into a verb meaning “to create a GIF file of (an image or video sequence, especially relating to an event).” “GIF”¬†beat out a number of other finalists, words…

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