Category Archives: Social Issues

Anxious for Nothing: The Power of Choice, Part 3

Joy It’s really easy to confuse joy and happiness. But there are actually some important differences between the two. There’s really not a lot in the Bible about happiness, which is kind of surprising given how the pursuit of happiness … Continue reading

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Anxious for Nothing: The Power of Choice, Part 2

One of the most frequently read passages in the Bible deals with anxiety: Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand. Be anxious for nothing, … Continue reading

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Anxious for Nothing: The Power of Choice, Part 1

According to a recent study, Americans are the most anxious people in the world. Research that was conducted across fourteen different nations revealed that Americans were significantly more anxious than people living in other countries. According to Google Trends, the … Continue reading

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Don’t Think Jesus: The Gospel according to Morgan Wallen

There may not be a more polarizing figure on the contemporary country music landscape than Morgan Wallen. On the heels of a few highly publicized violations of COVID restrictions throughout 2020, Wallen’s star fell even further in February 2021 when … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Cross: The Passover Lamb, Part 2

One way to think about the cross is to ask the question: What problem does the cross solve? From the very beginning, the Bible declares that our predicament is so great that only God can resolve the problem. The cross … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Cross: God’s Justice and Righteousness, Part 2

The cross is a statement of God’s righteousness. That’s literally what Paul says in Romans 3:24-25: … the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. This … Continue reading

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2022: Moving Forward

I really love this time of year. Let me be clear: it has nothing to do with the weather. After a couple of nights with temperatures in the 20s around here, I can’t wait for spring to arrive! No, I … Continue reading

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Best Books 2021

Every year I set myself a goal to read 52 books — one per week. It’s a pretty ambitious goal and most years I fall short. 2019 was a personal high mark; I actually read 62 books that year. Last … Continue reading

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Psalm 9: A Stronghold for the Oppressed

But the Lord sits enthroned forever; he has established his throne for justice, and he judges the world with righteousness; he judges the peoples with uprightness. The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. … Continue reading

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Reactionary

One of the words which best describes our current culture is “reactionary.” A car comes up quickly beside you in the adjacent lane. Do you find yourself speeding up to keep him / her from passing you? (Be honest.) Why … Continue reading

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