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The boy…treats girls like girls

A while back, I came across a series of articles written by Al Mohler (President of Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY).  In conservative Christian circles, he is known as a cultural commentator.  He usually asks provocative questions about timely topics.... Continue Reading →

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“White Privilege” or Majority Population?

In the late 1990's many of the highly charged terms we use to describe each other weren't around.  "Racist" was about as descriptive as it got.  This struck home with me as I was in a graduate school class called... Continue Reading →

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I am….lost?

"I am [insert abbreviation or acronym]."  How we fill in that blank has radically changed over the years.  Two hundred plus years ago it was, "I am an American."  One hundred and fifty years ago it was, "I am from... Continue Reading →

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Reason #2: Why a Sinner Ought to Turn To God Without Delay

Richard Baxter does us a great service by first reminding us that to turn is to turn to the Blessed God.  We trust in Jesus Christ to save us, govern us, and deliver us.  We do not turn to a... Continue Reading →

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Unskewed Polls

Polls are advertising.  I have always wondered if it was possible to read polls and come to a reasonable conclusion about a matter.  You would think that in math, there's right and wrong and that's it; every math class I... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Public Servants, Part I

Dear Public Servant, You have already been long embarked on a mission to bring a political agenda to the municipal, state or national stage.  This path seems sometimes long and always arduous.  As a political student, spectator and sometimes participant... Continue Reading →

Why I should hate the phrase, “Woe is me.”

Most people are quickly discouraged in their lives.  Joy in some circumstances is hard, in most is even harder and in all circumstances seems impossible.   We have good intentions: we might start out well in the morning, our devotions... Continue Reading →

The boy…fights against temptation

Recently, I was in a meeting with a group of men and we were talking about how Christ resisted temptation when He was walking the earth. "Resist temptation" how often do we put those words together!?  We were reading Hebrews... Continue Reading →

“Am I one of those people?”

This post is for my beloved friends who have recently suffered unexpected tragedy. Recently, I found myself between two worlds.  In one, I sit in our den, a fire in the fire place with a cup of coffee and an... Continue Reading →

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