Category Archives: Environmentalism

A delusional euphoric state of stupidity

The danger in emotional love is that it can lead to a delusional euphoric state of stupidity. Have you ever been in the state of stupidity? Do you know anyone in one now? Continue reading

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Common Grace Mission

The realm of common grace presupposes an ability to have rational conversations about a common good. Continue reading

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A plea for civility and sanity from brave liberals and progressives

  This is a plea for civility and sanity among brave liberals and progressives. It’s time for many of them to break the silence and oppose the tone changes and agendas in their party. They have good reasons to be … Continue reading

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Common grace ministries needed

I have a growing concern about a lack of thoughtful consideration of the activities of God outside of the context of redemption. I don’t mean activities completely disconnected from redemptive work because everything traces a degree of connection back to … Continue reading

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What does responsible citizenship look like?

It’s not easy to find well-balanced (accessible) statements on the role of Christians in government, especially of the representative form in the USA. Part of the problem is that we simply have no explicit parallels in Scripture to believers living … Continue reading

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The power of hope: Do they see it in you?

Have you ever thought of hope as a starting point for conversation about the gospel? Have you ever had someone ask you to offer a reason for your hope? As I was listening to a great song about hope (In Christ … Continue reading

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