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Allegiance to Christ, Citizenship in Heaven

Much to the dismay, and disappointment, of some of my friends and family, I screamed during the 2016 primaries and election that if the evangelical church backed, supported, and voted for Donald Trump, we would lose our moral authority to … Continue reading

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A Lack of Knowledge About Hidden Rules

This is part 9 in a series on poverty, following Dr. Ruby Payne’s 8 basic resources that people in poverty lack. Here is a link to part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6, part 7, and part 8. A simple definition of poverty … Continue reading

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The 47%

Margaret Thatcher is credited with saying, “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” I whole-heartedly agree with that sentiment. Concerning capitalism, Talcott Parsons wrote in his forward to The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit … Continue reading

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Politics of Poverty

I recently ran across a great article entitled, “The Politics of Poverty.” It is worth a read. Here is a link to the article. I would very much be interested in what you think about this article.

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Our World is Hurting

Our world is hurting. On Friday, July 20th, James Holmes opened fire on a a packed theater, killing 12 people and wounding 58 others. The civil war in Syria is killing thousands, with no end in site. Iraq is in … Continue reading

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Embracing Social Justice

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has” (Margaret Mead) ___________________________________________ Jesus proclaimed, “The time has come…The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and … Continue reading

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The War on Women

What is this war on women I keep hearing about in the news? It started with the controversy surrounding the health care bill and the availability of contraceptives and requiring all businesses, even Christian businesses opposed to birth control and … Continue reading

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