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Christ, The Word, The Church, The Republic

Christianity and the Election of 2016

People wonder why I attend a house church.  Isn’t it obvious? Blogger Matt Walsh is upset with Christians in South Carolina, for voting Donald Trump in big numbers, but we should all ask ourselves the question:  why would we expect anything else?  Why would we expect self-identified Christians to be sophisticated policy thinkers? Why would..

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Christmas, Roundabout…

I have a soft spot for anyone seeking an explanation for the universe, and our place in it.  I suppose that even includes the judgmental and the irritating, because the pursuit itself is desperate for self assurance.  We’re all trying to box up our foggy doubts, to turn our spiritual conjecture into solid stepping stones,..

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Papal Groupies And Other Joiners

God Works With Outsiders, Not the Lords of the Motorcade John Boehner, before announcing his departure as speaker of the house, is said to have become uncharacteristically confessional to a Washington Post reporter, when describing his papal encounter. The speaker pointed to the very spot where the papal feet had trod and wondered, out loud,..

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Killing Us Nicely

When Baptist Academics Look Like Perfume Ladies.. I have high standards for Christians.  I expect them to be able to think their way through the consequences of their actions, employing a Biblical world view.  I expect a Christian college to be a kind of “city on a hill,” and that means, that when repugnant ideas..

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Stop Denying One Another

Content  rule for happy, calm, metro-sexual marriage encounter discussions in church: Make sure you quote “Live with your wives in an understanding way” (1 Peter 3) at least 10 times for every “stop denying one another” (1 Cor 7) reference.  This will keep church ladies of both genders from exploding. On second thought, better not..

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