Category: Culture

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A Brief Political Post

I don't generally get into politics here, but in light of this current election season, I thought I'd make an exception. In looking at all the turmoil on social media, Psalms 20:7 came to mind. Some...

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Reminders of What Matters

In my comfy living room, I have a big screen TV. (Because I'm an American, and that's what we do.) Above it, I have photos from some of my travels. I put them up because they mean more to me than some...

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The Hidden Beauty of the Local Church

The church is the metaphorical body of Christ. It consists of all followers of Jesus; and crosses denominational, racial, and national lines. The local church is a geographic segment of that global...

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Us vs. Them

Racism is immoral. It's the antithesis of the teaching of Scripture. It's socially unacceptable. And it's just incorrect. There is simply no basis in fact for believing one race is inferior to...

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Absolute Offense

Our culture no longer believes in moral absolutes. Everyone decides for themselves what's right or wrong. This leads to a major social problem. A shared moral compass plays an important role in a...

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Outrage

Though it isn't the kind of thing I typically deal with here, I want to address a cultural issue, outrage. It's everywhere in our culture. And it's not a coincidence. It's by design. There are a lot...