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Should I Not Be Concerned About That Great City?

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Should I Not Be Concerned About That Great City?

Written by: Chris DeWelt Here are some facts regarding urbanization as they relate to life on our planet: 1. 55% of the world lives in the cities of the world today. 2. In 1800, only 4% of the world lived in the cities. 3. One hundred years later, that percentage of urbanization had risen modestly to 14% 4. Projections by credible organizations place the level of city-dwellers close to 85% by the end of the present century. In my lifetime, the urban population of the world has grown from 751 million to 4.2 billion in 2018. It is in the...

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THE GRINCH AND THE SEASON

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THE GRINCH AND THE SEASON

In his popular Christmas tale, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Theodore Geisel (aka, Dr. Seuss) tells the story of the Grinch who hated Christmas because his heart was “two sizes toosmall.” From his cave atop Mt. Crumpit, the angry Grinch devised a cunning plan to steal Christmas from the holiday-loving Whos residing in Who-ville below. On the night beforeChristmas the Grinch “slithered and slunk” through the Who-ville homes, robbing them of their presents, decorations, food for their feast, and everything else related to their celebration of Christmas. As the Whos awoke on Christmas morning to find their celebration items missing,...

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Looking Into the Future

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Looking Into the Future

Written by Chris DeWelt In 2015, the well-known and highly respected organization, Pew Research Center, released a landmark study titled: “The Future of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050.” It is easily accessible on the Pew Foundation website, so take a look at this study and the many other excellent resources available.  Although it is a few years old, the Pew report indicates many things regarding the future of the church given the current trends and their estimation of where things are headed. Here are a few things that they see coming by the year 2050 along with my comments: The...

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College Press Announces New Leadership

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College Press Announces New Leadership

College Press Publishing Company is celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the company’s existence, having been founded by Don DeWelt in 1959. Along with the company’s anniversary, College Press Publishing is pleased to announce that as of July 1, 2019, Chris DeWelt will be taking the role of President and Publisher of the company. After serving on the mission field in the country of Chile, Chris worked with his father, Don DeWelt, at College Press until Don went home to be with the Lord in 1991. Since that time, Chris has served with College Press in various capacities, but will now...

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