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One of my priorities has been to help pave a path to success for those who are re-entering society after a prison term. Today I’d like to talk about how we’ve addressed that. I also want to share the story of a man who spent his life encouraging young people to make good choices so they woul…

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Because the first couple sinned and we descended from them, we are sinners (Romans 3:23), but “there is forgiveness” (Psalm 130:4) with God. God will hide His face from our sins, blot them out by the blood of Christ, our sinless Savior; but in His plan we must also let go of the wrongs done …

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According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, over 20 million Americans misused prescription pain relievers, stimulants, tranquilizers or sedatives that year. A majority of these misused prescription drugs came from family and friends’ home medicine cabinets.

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It’s easier to know what someone did than why they did it, but the “why” can be the most important part. And that brings us to the congressional map drawn this month by the Arkansas Legislature.

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The market for workers’ compensation insurance remains competitive in Arkansas, thanks to efforts by the legislature to hold down rates.

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Rowan and Cheyenne Cairns, a married couple from Batesville, have witnessed more people die this year than in the past ten years combined. Rowan, an emergency room nurse said, “This has taken a toll on us, as our purpose is to make people better.”

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There have been volumes written about faith. Sermon after sermon has found its topic on the subject of faith. Encouraging people to have faith or to keep the faith is a common Christain practice.

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My, what a joy and thrill it is to know that the God of the heavens and earth knows me! It is a truth beyond human comprehension . He knows the color of my eyes, He has counted the hairs on my head, He even knows my thoughts and everything else about me. More astounding than this is that He …

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It was not long ago that Sen. Jim Hendren, I-Gravette, was one of the top insiders in Arkansas politics. Now he’s seeking to influence state politics from the outside.

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The family still gets together on Sunday afternoons for a Zoom call. It was a habit we began at the start of the pandemic and we’ve kept up with it.

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The family still gets together on Sunday afternoons for a Zoom call. It was a habit we began at the start of the pandemic and we’ve kept up with it.

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It is critical for businesses to correctly determine whether the those providing services to them are employees or self-employed independent contractors. While it is tempting, as an employer, to treat workers as independent contractors in order to save payroll taxes, failure to categorize th…

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Cyberattacks on individuals, businesses and government entities are a growing problem. Cybercriminals are becoming more brazen and their crimes are increasing in size and scale. This year, hackers infiltrated a Florida water treatment facility, forced the temporary closure of a major pipelin…

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Today I’d like to talk about my recent trip to the southern border of Texas. General Kendall Penn, Adjutant General of the Arkansas National Guard, joined me for a visit with members of the Arkansas National Guard who are in Texas to support Operation Lone Star. They are doing a fantastic jo…

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The family was asleep in their home which was heated by a wall heater. Ronnie roused when he heard a crackling sound. The dog is scratching in the trash, he thinks. He’ll take care of that at getting up time. Wait! The dog begins barking and he gets up to check things out. The house is burni…

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In an extension of this year’s regular session the legislature drew new boundaries for the four Congressional districts in Arkansas, and approved exemptions for workers at companies that require staff to be vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus.

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In the past few weeks a concept has been on my heart and mind. The idea of living intentionally for the Lord.

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One of the strangest questions ever asked is found in Psalm 78:19, “Can God furnish a table in the wilderness?” Really? He’s the God Who stood on nothing and spoke the world into existence, the God Who formed man from the dust of the ground and the God Who measures the waters of the earth in…

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Arkansans are getting an idea this year of what a less-part-time Legislature might look like. Next year, they’ll vote on whether to make the Legislature less-part-time permanently.

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In today’s cyber-business dominated economic system, it has become a near necessity to have some form of “plastic” in order to be able to take part. Basically, this plastic comes in the form of either a debit card or credit card.

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Jesus set His face to go to Jerusalem. It was time. He had come to earth for this. He is going there to become our Sacrifice, our Altar, and our High Priest and reconcile us to God. Many altars have been made in Jerusalem. Judaism, Islam and Christianity have made altars there but Christiani…

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Drug overdose deaths increased by nearly 30 percent nationwide last year. Recent data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show this record high was fueled by the pandemic and the rise of fentanyl abuse. In Arkansas, fentanyl has surpassed methamphetamine as the leading cause of…

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On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. That equates to more than 10 million women and men.

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed new members to the Arkansas State Plant Board to fill positions left vacant under an Arkansas Supreme Court ruling earlier this year.

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The legislature reconvened to draw new boundaries for the four Congressional districts in Arkansas, and to consider responses to federal vaccination mandates.

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Finally, all [of you be] of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, [be] tenderhearted, [be] courteous; [9] not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing. [1 Pet…

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The greatest truth in all the world is to know that God loves us personally. Nothing can compare with this knowledge. It is an awesome thing to realize that love is Who God is not just what He does.