The Rapidian

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Ethics and Religion Talk: When Your Dreams Conflict with your Principles.

Submitted 12-09-2019 under OPINION

Are my dreams and goals to be pursued even if it means sacrificing some of my principles?

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Ethics and Religion Talk - Is Sexual Fantasy the same as Adultery?, part 2

Submitted 12-02-2019 under OPINION

My wife is quite overweight. I do love her. To participate in conjugal union, I have to visualize women other than her. However, I do this to be a good husband. Can’t a guy get a break for making the effort to please his wife?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does God Listen to Prayer?, part 2

Submitted 11-25-2019 under OPINION

Is God really able to hear my prayers and does he really care?

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The Lion King Proves Iconic, Powerful

Submitted 11-22-2019 under OPINION

Twenty-two years after its Broadway debut, Julie Taymor's The Lion King premieres in Grand Rapids.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Sexual Fantasy the same as Adultery?, part 1

Submitted 11-18-2019 under OPINION

My wife is quite overweight. I do love her. To participate in conjugal union, I have to visualize women other than her. However, I do this to be a good husband. Can’t a guy get a break for making the effort to please his wife?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does God Listen to Prayer?, part 1

Submitted 11-11-2019 under OPINION

Is God really able to hear my prayers and does he really care?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What if the Worship Leader Dresses Gay?, part 2

Submitted 11-04-2019 under OPINION

Jose writes, “I’m a passionate student of the word. I’ve recently encountered a young man in church who leads worship. His attire and mannerism disconcert me. Those who do not know this young man personally will label him as gay.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What if the Worship Leader Dresses Gay?, part 1

Submitted 10-29-2019 under OPINION

Jose writes, “I’m a passionate student of the word. I’ve recently encountered a young man in church who leads worship. His attire and mannerism disconcert me. Those who do not know this young man personally will label him as gay.

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From rental application to restraining order, Part 2

Submitted 10-25-2019 under OPINION

Part 2: More and more renters share stories of property managers and landlords who hold exceptional power in the face of a housing crisis. Meanwhile, renters have little support as they face structural racism, classism, and the constant threat of losing housing.

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From rental application to restraining order, Part 1

Submitted 10-25-2019 under OPINION

Part 1: Jaylynne Yancy is one example of local renters who face increased risk and little support as they navigate a housing crisis and property managers who hold an abundance of structural power.

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