Category Archives: Progressive?

We serve no sovereign here

We now live in bondage under the final authority of the individual will, whose impulses and decisions are their own moral index. Even our religion betrays our inviolable spirit of autonomy. Continue reading

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When the facts expose the agenda

How do you respond when facts emerge to expose the deception behind agenda-driven news? Please don’t retreat into frustration that leads to inaction and non-participation. I realize that sometimes it’s hard to tell who is being honest. It’s appealing to … Continue reading

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The State of the Union and of our National conversation

President Obama is no doubt one of the best orators we’ve had in the White House. Yet he chose a tone in his State of the Union that hurt his communication. He conveyed more of a sense of aggravation and … 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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Dare to challenge the intolerance

 Collin Hansen wrote a piece at The Gospel Coalition provocatively titled, “Dare to be Immoral.” The point of his title (IMHO) is that there is shifting societal opinion about what constitutes morality that will put Christians in a position of … Continue reading

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We all need a political reality check

Many times I find myself wishing that I could take President Obama at his word. Of course the same could be said of many politicians but Obama so often presents himself as such a likable guy. He’s definitely a gifted … Continue reading

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Why so much outrage?

  Does it strike you as strange to hear people express moral outrage when these same individuals forcefully reject any notion of an absolute moral order? Evidently there is a moral order to which all rational people should subscribe and … Continue reading

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