Category Archives: Culture

Celebrating God’s good gifts

The gifts of God’s grace are spread abundantly among the just and unjust in ways that support and enhance the lives of all. As it is in the world that God has given, so it is in the world that his creatures fashion. Continue reading

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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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Faith in science?

Naive young people are vulnerable to the impression that science has conclusively proven that nothing beyond nature could have any conceivable relevance to what happens in nature. Continue reading

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President Obama’s executive order for LBGT

What greatly concerns me is the inclusion of sexual preference into the category of civil rights. This is a deeply misguided inclusion based on a false comparison that will unnecessarily disturb peace and freedom. Continue reading

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How do people regard me?

Let’s be honest about how easily we become preoccupied with how others regard us. It’s tempting to build self-perception on how others perceive us. This is the underlying concern relating to preoccupation with status or greatness. Continue reading

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This is outrageous and dangerous

When will enough rational people stand against this absurd social coercion? Continue reading

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Postmodern conversion

Humble, loving, truth-telling Christians in communities of mutual affection and honor provided the needed plausibility context for effective witness for Christ. “Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other” (Romans 12:10, NLT). Continue reading

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