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True Power

Everything today is about power. But we seem to want the powerless kind—through control, clever manipulation, deceit, bullying, political factions, etc. For example, as the Time Magazine article admitted (that I talked about here), “Every attempt to interfere with the … Continue reading

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Let’s party like it’s 1984!

“It’s a beautiful thing, the destruction of words.” (Orwell, 1984). We had an interesting conversation about the destruction of words over at Insanitybytes22’s blog with her post, “The Word of the Day is Fortify.” You should check that out. I … Continue reading

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Conservatives and Liberals Unite!

In my continuing effort to find commonality with differing points of view in our polarized society, I want to bring to your attention Dennis Prager’s argument that conservatives and liberals can actually be allies in many ways. In my last … Continue reading

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“White, Woke, but Spiritually Broke”

This video is an important conversation every Christian needs to hear. While we all should support real justice for black Americans and be for police reform, we must also be discerning about the agenda and ideology behind social justice movements … Continue reading

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What compassion looks like in “fly over” country

Okay, I just have to share this video. I actually cried when I first saw it because it was so moving and in such stark contrast to all the anger, divisiveness, hatred, and violence we’re seeing on the news these … Continue reading

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You are Harrison Bergeron!

I thought I would have some fun today and talk about how dystopian 2020 has become. I’ve been thinking about whether we’re careening toward George Orwell’s “Nineteen-Eighty-Four“(1984)” or Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron.” Both stories take place in some dark future, … Continue reading

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Pursue doing what is beautiful

It’s a major understatement to say 2020 is a unique year. The cultural atmosphere is full of fear of the present and anxiety over the future. But it’s not unique or scary for Jesus’ Church. Actually, this is rather mild … Continue reading

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This is my dream for us

Like Martin Luther King, I have a dream, and like John Lennon, I can imagine a better world. I have a dream that people would set aside their particular political views and work together for the common good. I can … Continue reading

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Black lives DO matter…and the BLM organization is dangerous

Okay, I’m going to delve again into this heated but critically important issue facing us today, which is summed up with the statement, “black lives matter,” by posting a short video by Dr. Michael Brown. I’m departing from my normal … Continue reading

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Glorious change is here to stay!

I watched this video clip from Justin Paul Abraham last week and was greatly encouraged by his prophetic insights. One thing the Covid-19 pandemic has changed forever is our “normal.” And this is not a bad thing. God will often … Continue reading

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