Category Archives: Culture of Honor

A call to speak up for freedom

We must find every way possible to graciously but firmly stop this militant intolerance. How long will we sit silently by and be manipulated, bullied and coerced by this radical agenda? Continue reading

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Four reactions to culture

Wisdom calls us to engage in truth-based dialogue and persuasion in settings like family, work, community and government… Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Christian worldview, Church and State, Church Leadership, Culture, Culture of Honor, Emerging Leaders, Evil in the world, Image of God, Leadership, Mission statement, Missions, Separation of Church and State, Social work, sociology, Wisdom, Witness, Worldview | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Do you understand common grace?

How do we remain serious about lines between belief and unbelief (between those who live in the boundaries of saving grace and those who do not), while at the same time showing active appreciation for all that is good, beautiful and outside of those boundaries? Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Church Leadership, Common Good, Common grace, Communication, Community, Culture, Culture of Honor, elders in the Church, Emergent Church, Emerging Leaders, Evangelicals, Evangelism, Fundamentalism, Leadership, Local Church, Pastors, Reformed Theology, Walking with God, Wisdom, Witness, Younger Evangelicals | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Renewed commitment to boundaries

The demand for absolute liberty of personal choice; the power of each of us to choose and act upon what he or she desires and believes is at the root of our cultural demise. We must face the universal and ugly reality that we are dangerous to ourselves when we embrace freedom without truth and life without limits. Continue reading

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Common grace and common good

We are called to be agents of common grace who are committed to the welfare of the city of our exile. Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Call to ministry, Calling, Change, Common Good, Common grace, Culture, Culture of Honor, Evangelism, Government, Grace, Holistic ministry, Kingdom, Mission statement, Missions, Peace, Prison Ministry, Social work, Wisdom, Worldview | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Spreading the Word

It is somewhat exceptional for public newspapers to allow pieces written with a Christian worldview. An editorial staff always looks closely at the amount of response and sharing a columnist receives as they consider placement of articles. This means that you can help sustain these opportunities by using feedback or sharing tools associated with articles. Continue reading

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Do we really want big government?

Do we have the resolve to make the sacrifices necessary to turn things around? Continue reading

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Hope and change we really need

As we’ve increasingly become a culture where everyone does what is right in his own eyes and looks out for himself at the expense of others, the force of law has stepped in to regulate our individual and common lives. … Continue reading

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Freedom is impossible without limits

In our delusional effort to escape life under authority, we’ve rejected limitations and boundaries – preferring self-rule over submission to divine authority. Our irrational bid for autonomy has produced a kind of bondage to corruption that could become the destruction of our existence. Continue reading

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A time of scandals

Before offering critique of current political scandals, I need to qualify my viewpoint with a bit of perspective. On a relatively small-scale, I know what it’s like to be a public leader. As senior pastor of what is considered a … Continue reading

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