Daily Archive: January 3, 2013

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    More Than 60,000 Fill Georgia Dome for Passion 2013

    Passion 2013, a Christian conference that reaches out to students and young adults, reportedly attracted more than 60,000 people to the Georgia Dome this week. This year’s conference will be the largest single Passion gathering in North America since the Passion movement began, according to ChristianPost.com. Christian speakers including John Piper, Beth Moore, Francis Chan, Judah Smith, and Gary Haugen will be present and Christian entertainers scheduled to perform include Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, Christy Nockels, Kristian Stanfill, Charlie Hall, David Crowder, Lecrae and Jesus Culture. Organizer Louie Giglio, who will also speak at the event, says Passion is meant to be a symbol of a new generation that is discovering religion and turning to God.

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    Protect Your Assets in Case of a Lawsuit

    Litigation is America’s fastest growing business because plaintiffs have everything to gain and nothing but a few hours’ time to lose, says Hillel Presser, author of “Financial Self-Defense.” “Even if a case seems utterly ridiculous — like the man who struck and killed a teenager with his luxury car and then sued the boy’s family for damage to his bumper — defendants are encouraged to settle. It’s sometimes the only way to avoid potentially astronomical legal fees,” he says. If you haven’t already taken steps to protect your assets, that’s one New Year’s resolution you’ll be glad you made and followed up on, Presser says. And while it helps to have the assistance of a lawyer who specializes in asset protection, there are many things you can do yourself.

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    Orrin Hudson Takes Lessons in Life and Chess to Manila

    Orrin C. Hudson, an international chess champion and motivational speaker, recently traveled more than 10,000 miles to the capital city of Manila in the Philippines to do what he does best — teach children (and adults) how to “make the right moves” in the game of chess and in life. Hudson, who has been featured on CNN, “Good Morning America,” and People Magazine, has an award-winning leadership chess program for children and parents. His non-profit organization, Be Someone Inc., based in Atlanta, has the goal of helping 1 million young people worldwide. To accomplish this, he travels the globe teaching children to value KASH — Knowledge, Attitude, Skills and Habits.