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Stop Trying To Please Everyone

Dec 9, 2016

Here is a basic lesson in life: when you try to please everyone, you will likely end up pleasing no one. Indeed, you just end up flip-flopping and vacillating, trying to keep everyone happy, without taking a clear and principled

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Thank You Parliamentary Champs

Dec 7, 2016

When people stand up for what is right, often against all the odds, they deserve a whole lot of praise and credit. Such people are far and few between. Most folks prefer never to take a stand for anything, but

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Terrific News in the Culture Wars

Dec 6, 2016

An early Christmas present has just come our way, and it is worth publicising and celebrating. In the culture wars you win some and lose some. It seems like we are losing more often than winning. Thus it is fantastic

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Rainbow Big Brother is Here

Dec 6, 2016

As more than one wit has quipped, dystopian novels like Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty-Four were not meant to be taken as instruction manuals. They were to remain in the fiction section, and not be reclassified as works

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Keeping Up With the Godhead

Dec 5, 2016

If media coverage is anything to go by, most people in the West know a whole lot more about the Kardashian clan than they do about the divine family: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We would expect this to be

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Banning Real Help for Those Seeking Change

Dec 4, 2016

The Victorian government recently passed a bill which would ban those seeking to provide help for those who want to deal with their unwanted same-sex attractions. This dangerous bill would likely have escaped the attention of most folks, but the

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Christianity Without Christ

Dec 4, 2016

We have gotten to a pretty bizarre place when you have Christians effectively disowning Christ. Yet increasingly we find some folks who seek to do just that: run with a Christianity without Christ. One might as well speak about Marxism

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Yes We Must Judge

Dec 2, 2016

The church of Jesus Christ is supposed to have a very real influence on the surrounding culture, but sadly the opposite seems to occur more often. Usually the spirit of the age is impacting the church big time, making it

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Christianity Not Allowed

Dec 2, 2016

Things are going absolutely nuts with the Christophobes in the West. They are so full of hate for any believer who dares to take his faith seriously, especially in the public arena, that they have launched an all-out war on

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Faith and Freedom vs Communist Cuba

Nov 29, 2016

With the death of Fidel Castro we still have Western fools extolling this Communist hellhole as some sort of worker’s paradise and an island paragon of human rights. It is nothing of the sort and has never been, ever since

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Castro and the Death of Tyrants

Nov 27, 2016

Cuban dictator Fidel Castro is now dead – at age 90. You can tell a lot about the guy when you consider how the lunar left media and political elites are carrying on about him. They are singing his praises

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Islam, the West, and Geert Wilders

Nov 24, 2016

A devout Muslim does not believe in democracy. Neither does he believe in the rule of law, freedom, pluralism, religious liberty, freedom of conscience, the equality of women, the equality of non-Muslims, and so on. For these reasons alone we

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Divine Love and Hate, Part One

Nov 23, 2016

It never ceases to amaze me when I hear Christians giving God advice: telling him what he is allowed to do or say. They have put God in the dock and want him to fall in line with their fallen

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Divine Love and Hate, Part Two

Nov 23, 2016

In Part One of this article I offered around a hundred Bible passages which speak about God hating certain things and certain people, and how his people can also follow him in this. The biblical material on this is pretty

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