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Category Archive: Discipleship, Social Issues

The Central Truth | Part IV

If you think we’re getting ready to talk about religion, you’re not wrong, but there’s a purely pragmatic element here that often gets overlooked because of the way it tends to...

COVID-19 Pop Quiz

Consider some of what we’ve been told over the last several months: Shut down your business Stop going to church Don’t trust your doctor Stay out of the classroom Do as you’re told...

The Central Truth | Part III

At the core of every issue is a Central Truth – the bottom line, the “thing” you’re trying to get done. It’s that Central Truth that has to be prioritized in order to...

The Central Truth | Part II

It Can be Overwhelming Being able to sort through all of the headlines and subject matter experts can be overwhelming when you’re trying to figure out who’s who and what’s what,...

The Central Truth | Part I

I’m Done… Have you ever found yourself feeling a little exhausted, as far as trying to understand a particular issue that has no apparent bottom line? Every viewpoint is championed by a...

Read Me Your Rights

I) Intro Many of the issues that dominate our nation’s headlines are defended by insisting that an individual’s “right” is being violated if someone disagrees with their...

A Biblical Approach to Politics | Part IV

I) Intro –  A Conflict of Visions “A Conflict of Visions” is a book by Dr Thomas Sowell. In it, he distills the various political philosophies and worldviews into one of two...

A Biblical Approach to Politics | Part II

I) Intro In “A Biblical Approach to Politics | Part I,” we looked how God cares about Politics and He expects us to be engaged. To not be informed makes knowing what to pray for virtually...

A Poem About Jesus by an Islamic Cleric

I was recently participating in a Facebook thread that was questioning the deity of Christ. At one point, a Muslim chimed in and cited this poem written by an Islamic cleric (Ibn Qayyim) who asserts...

Advent

Advent Advent comes from the Latin word, “adventus,” which means, “coming” or “arrival.” Of course, we’re talking about the arrival of Jesus. This is the...