Gas prices continue to fall. Several gas stations in High Point with regular unleaded below $2 dollars a gallon. http://goo.gl/FfpAbI
Researchers: High school start times should begin after 10am? The reason: Biological necessity. A later start time could help students learn more and do better on tests. Some experts even advocate an 11:30am start time for 18-year-olds. http://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-news/backgrounder-later-school-start-times
Box Office: “War Room” finishing the extended Labor Day weekend at #1. The Kendrick Brothers movie revolves around a woman who turns her closet into a “War Room” or prayer room in an effort to save her marriage. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/weekend/chart/?view=&yr=2015&wknd=36a&p=
Tim Tebow was cut from the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday. So how did Tebow react? GRACEFULLY… Tebow tweeted he knows who the ‘ultimate decision’ really belongs to, quoting Romans 8:28… “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” http://goo.gl/jrJt6u
With the popularity of ‘adult’ coloring books, how about ‘adult’ paint-by-number parties? Custom artwork can be created, perhaps using a personal photo, which is then turned into a paint-by-number project. Guests are offered paint, brushes, easels, canvases and aprons, with an instructor who can help them with their project. http://goo.gl/L7MR5L
Ways to know if your dating relationship is marriage material…
-Get stuck in traffic for a few hours, and run out of gas miles from a gas station, while you’re late for something important.
-Watch him take care of a sick, elderly person.
-Go on a cross-country drive with him… and his mother.
-Skip breakfast and lunch, and then go out to dinner with really slow service.
-Have at least one mega drag-down fight. http://huff.to/1JW4MlQ
Be a ColorCycle Champion! Crayola will take back your dried up markers (any brand) and recycle them. They will even pay for postage, too. Sign Up Your School TODAY: http://www.crayola.com/colorcycle/sign-in.aspx
Kentucky jailed clerk launches a new appeal – “So when is it that liberals get to choose which laws they support but a county clerk in Kentucky who, acting on her Christian faith, is criminalized, jailed without bail…” Mike Huckabee Protesters are rallying to support Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky clerk jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. The Christian clerk offered a tear-filled message to her supporters Monday, quoting 2 Timothy 1:7, “God did not give us the spirit of fear, but of power and love and self-control.” http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2015/September/Embattled-Clerk-Files-2nd-Appeal-over-Her-Jailing/
The NC Missions of Mercy needs volunteers to help with a FREE adult dental clinic happening in October. Volunteers are needed to help unloading and loading equipment trucks, greeting patients, Spanish/English interpreters, helping with registration and checkout, escorting patients, helping with food service, and conducting health history and blood pressure checks. (Oct. 16-17 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex). Sponsored by the North Carolina Missions of Mercy, an outreach program of the North Carolina Dental Society. Call (336) 713-2828 www.ncmomwinston.org
Love and The Outcome’s Chris and Jodi recently announced that they are expecting their first baby. They were in the studio last week writing what they called: ‘a tear jerker to their little peanut’.
Character counts: A team of researchers at Wake Forest University has received a $3.9 million dollar grant to study why some people have ‘exceptional moral character’ and how it can be improved. The Templeton Religion Trust will pay for The Beacon Project, a three-year initiative to find (and define) morally exceptional people and try to better understand how to improve moral character. The grant is among the largest ever received for social-sciences research at Wake Forest. http://goo.gl/2RtNb8
“By his divine power, God has given us everything we need for living a godly life. We have received all of this by coming to know him, the one who called us to himself by means of his marvelous glory and excellence. And because of his glory and excellence, he has given us great and precious promises. These are the promises that enable you to share his divine nature and escape the world’s corruption caused by human desires.” 2 Peter 1:3-4 NLT
VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150
QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”
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