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Should Christians Love Their Country?

Jun 19, 2019

I am not aware of too many Christians who do not live in some country somewhere. Unless they permanently live in a space shuttle, they are from a country. And even that person is likely to still be a citizen

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Big Business and Big Anti-Christian Bigotry

Jun 13, 2019

Increasingly Western corporations have declared war on Christianity. This has not always been the case, but with the radical homosexual and trans tsunami smashing everything in its path, big business today has basically rolled over and said yes to all

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History, Freedom and Fascism

Jun 6, 2019

Three events are taking place at the same time that sharply highlight some very worrying trends: the loss of memory, the erosion of history, the assault on freedom, and the descent into tyranny. The three are: the reaction to Trump’s

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Suffering and Christian Growth

Jun 5, 2019

It goes without saying that over time Christians are meant to grow spiritually, experience progressive character development, and increasingly become more Christlike. Scripture is certainly quite clear in what it expects of believers.

God wants us to be like him,

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Gutting the Gospel

Jun 4, 2019

Those who are Christians have been entrusted with the gospel. That is just what Paul said in 1 Thessalonians 2:4: “we speak as those approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel. We are not trying to please people

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Sex Wars: Can’t Get No Satisfaction

May 28, 2019

If you like blues and rock, you would know of a few old classic tunes, such as Muddy Waters’ I Can’t Be Satisfied (1948), or the Rolling Stones’ (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (1965). Both spoke about the frustration of

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God, Grace and Grumpy Old Men

May 28, 2019

Yes, sadly there are such things as grumpy old men. I suppose I am one of them – at least many folks might think so. Not that I want to be. As a Christian I want to be known for

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