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Con

A prefix meaning with or together. A slang abbreviation for confidence, as in con man or con game. To con someone is to deceive or take advantage of a person through Fraud or trickery after winning the person's confidence. Con is also used as a slang abbreviation for convict, as in ex-con to mean someone previously incarcerated. An abbreviation for contra, which means against. To show the pros and cons of a particular issue means to present arguments or evidence on both sides.

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After completing his studies at Calvin College, Conn went to Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, graduating with a B.D.
During his years as a student at Westminster, Conn started a new congregation of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Stratford, New Jersey.
Everywhere he went and with everyone he met, Conn talked about Christ.
Conn began a Bible study among a community of boys who begged for food and collected trash.
To the major disappointment of the mission leadership in Korea, after two terms and twelve years of service, in 1972 Conn accepted a position at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.
Conn returned to Westminster Theological Seminary with the hope of making a significant impact in the work of the seminary.
lectures at every stop in the tour where magicians can be a part of the pricelessly informative and inspirational hands-on coaching in a fun setting,” said, Conn Owner Doug Conn Magic
While Doug Conn already has several slews of shows and lectures lined up throughout the United States, he is still available for additional events and lectures.
If you are interested in having Doug Conn perform at an event, fair, festival, corporate function, please contact him as soon as possible.
Offering area-residents a unique alternative for affordable home goods shopping, the new Conn's HomePlus stores boast more than 88,600 square feet and showcase a variety of furniture, mattresses, top-of-the-line appliances, consumer electronics and home office products.
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Conn's HomePlus is a specialty retailer currently operating 130+ retail locations in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.