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Gen Z is spiritually illiterate and abandoning church: How did we get here?

Our society is in the midst of a massive cultural shift. According to the Barna Group, “rates of church attendance, religious affiliation, belief in God, ... Read more

23 hours ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Rediscovering America: A quiz for Independence Day

By Jeffrey Sikkenga InsideSources.com Many of the activities associated with Independence Day have been canceled this year, including parades, fireworks, and large community and neighborhood ... Read more

3 days ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Tobacco companies are developing potential COVID-19 vaccines

Is Big Tobacco big enough to beat COVID-19? The properties of the tobacco plant have been well known among researchers for decades, earning it the ... Read more

6 days ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Black workers’ jobs matter

The wave of protests after the police killing of George Floyd has prompted a re-examination of racism in all areas of American society. In many ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

The remarkable folly of ‘defund the police’

On September 9, 1919, after an overwhelming vote by officers in favor of striking the day before, nearly 80% of the Boston Police Department walked ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Secretary of State: I’m proud of Kentucky officials and voters

I’m proud of all Kentucky officials who came together across party lines to ensure a safe and successful election. I’m proud of the resilient Kentucky ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Kentucky election wasn’t perfect, but was overall well-done

Trying to decide how to hold an election in the midst of a global pandemic certainly wasn’t one of the first thoughts that crossed the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Zac Oakes.

Our caring community responds during tragedy

It’s easy to take for granted the people who surround us every day, but it’s also important to recognize them. A tragedy took place last ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Congress, don’t let George Floyd’s death be in vain

George Floyd was laid to rest last week, but the harrowing video of his life being snuffed out at the knee of a Minneapolis police ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Reader says brother’s letter is ‘out of step’ with where we need to go

My brother wrote in this paper claiming that Black Lives Matter was a marxist/socialist plot and America doesn’t need to change. I think he’s out ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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