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Yet More Dumb Memes and Sayings

Jan 21, 2020

Christians can say and share the most foolish things:

The world always has been filled with goofy ideas, dumb ideas, and just plain false ideas. But with the advent of the internet, we seem to have far more of them

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God Sees, God Knows, God Cares

Jan 18, 2020

God not only knows what we are going through; he also acts on our behalf:

That God knows everything and is aware of everything is a biblical given. He is God after all, and that includes his omniscience. He sees

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Yes, the Devil is Real

Jan 17, 2020

Contrary to the claims of some, Satan most certainly exists:

Given all that the Bible has to say about the devil, only a cultist or theological liberal could claim to understand Scripture yet state that he does not exist. The

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The Stages of Christian Persecution

Jan 16, 2020

We need to discern the times we are in – times of persecution:

That true Christians will be despised, hated, attacked and persecuted is a given. Jesus for example said this: “If the world hates you, keep in mind that

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Roger Scruton, RIP

Jan 13, 2020

A few thoughts on the passing of the remarkable Sir Roger Scruton

It was not my intention to write a piece on the great Roger Scruton when I learned that he had just passed away on Sunday. But when a

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The World Leads, the Church Follows

Jan 13, 2020

One of the biggest problems we have today is worldliness in our churches:

Given all that Scripture has to say about the ungodly world around us, and how we must persistently and strenuously resist its siren calls, one has to

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Climate Action, Statism, Democracy and Freedom

Jan 12, 2020

Grandiose green policies usually increase the power of the State while taking away our freedoms:

Last century C. S. Lewis made this important observation: “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the

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How to Write 5000 Articles

Jan 10, 2020

Some thoughts, and some pointers, on being a writer:

Yesterday I posted my 5000th article on CultureWatch. In that piece I tried to explain what I do and why I do it. I mentioned that if I should live

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On 5000

Jan 9, 2020

Yes, he really did do 5000 of them:

Nearly 14 years ago (or a little over 5000 days ago), I began the ministry of CultureWatch. It is an interactive website in which I offer Christian commentary on the issues of

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As the State Grows the Church Shrinks

Jan 8, 2020

The growth of the state usually means the demise of the church:

A few days ago I penned yet another piece seeking to make the case for Christian social and political involvement. Unlike some believers who think that Christians should

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Politics and the Gospel

Jan 7, 2020

Is political and social involvement part of the gospel?

This is not the first time I have written about the two subjects that are not supposed to be mentioned in polite society: politics and religion. And it won’t be the

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The Left’s War on Scott Morrison

Jan 6, 2020

Time to get real about Morrison Derangement Syndrome:

Let’s get real here: the media-led war against the Australian Prime Minister has nothing to do with bushfires and everything to do with the left and its long-running war against Christians and

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