Category Archives: In the News

Infanticide vs. Racism ~ Engaging the “Greater” Sin

The Prophet Jeremiah made a profound statement and asked a sobering question that fits the popular culture today: “An astonishing and horrible thing Has been committed in the land: The prophets prophesy falsely, And the priests rule by their own … Continue reading

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Legislating Infanticide ~ Legalizing Murder

The desire to avoid deeply disturbing realities by ducking into some alternate mental universe is a natural human reaction. The political vitriol coupled with the awful implications of the things we see and hear on any given day makes looking … Continue reading

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Socialism vs. Christianity ~ Taking vs. Giving

I’m at that point in life when you realize that ideas and trends repeat themselves. Solomon noticed that a long time ago, and his comments regarding that phenomenon include an observation that serves as a warning we ought to carefully … Continue reading

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The “Real” Wall Debate ~ Politics vs. Principle

Last week’s post, Walls ~ A Moral Imperative?, waded into the provocative issue of morality in regard to the proposed Southern border wall. The “wall,” and in some cases even the suggestion that it be built, was declared by certain … Continue reading

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Walls ~ A Moral Imperative?

When there are issues in the public arena that draw comments from every Tom, Dick, and Harriett with a keyboard, I tend to avoid adding to them. But sometimes, even though an issue may be getting beaten to death by … Continue reading

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Your Vote ~ The “Amen” That Really Matters

I was sitting in a Baptist church–not a place I was accustomed to be at that point, to say the least. I was a new follower of Jesus, but my moment of surrender and commitment to Him didn’t take place … Continue reading

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