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Biblical View on Issues
Discipling the Nations Series: "God's Earth Under Man's Stewardship" by Dr. Patti Amsden
Commissioned to go to all the nations within the earth and equipped with the lessons that they had learned from Christ, the New Testament church began to go forth under the Lord’s mandate. Nations – the church was sent into all nations. Acts 1:8 states that they were to spread from Jerusalem into all Judea and Samaria, and then to the uttermost parts of the earth. Peter, Paul, Barnabas, Philip, Timothy, John Mark and many others traveled throughout the inhabited world to take the message of Jesus. Although compiling of the cannon came to an end and the names of the early Christian evangelists and apostles ceased to be recorded in Scripture, the work of proclamation and disciples-making continued. Historians have recorded the names of those who spread into all the nations.
The idea of all nations hearing, receiving, obeying and being discipled by the Kingdom of God fits into the overall narrative and ongoing story line of the Bible. One only needs to consider God’s intent when He created the earth.. To read the entire article, click here
Illinois Cultural News
Exelon Bailout: Pros and Cons by Joyce Geiler
Many Illinoisans are rejoicing that Governor Rauner has signed the Future Energy Jobs Bill (SB 1585), also known as the Exelon Bailout. In addition to $235 million per year in tax-funded subsidies funded by the Illinois state budget for Exelon to prop up nuclear plants in the Quad Cities and Clinton, Illinois, the plan provides hundreds of millions of dollars in energy-efficiency programs and assistance to low-income energy users. Rauner stated, "I was unwilling to gamble with these communities, gamble with thousands of good-paying jobs and gamble with our energy future. While this legislation isn't perfect, it allows us to protect jobs, ratepayers and taxpayers." The law ensures the plants in Cordova and Clinton stay open for 10 years, caps the increase in ratepayer bills at an average of 25 cents a month for the 13-year life of the deal and allows for expansion of alternative power generators, such as wind and solar. To read the entire article, click here:
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