Unity vs. Agreement

Unity in the Body of Christ is difficult to achieve - especially when we disagree. Christians are diverse! We disagree about biblical interpretation, Christian experience, Christian authorities, moral standards, the role of tradition, the veracity and place of supernatural gifts, qualifications of ministers, appropriate dress, tattoos, the creation narrative, sanctuary style and design, the use of force, the role of government, appropriate worship and the list goes on… Read More...
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A Smart Healthy Body

The topic of unity within the Body of Christ has been on my mind and heart for the past year. Regarding the Tower of Babel, God noted that nothing would be impossible if the people were unified. Needless to say, in its present state, the Body of Christ need not worry about accomplishing very many impossible things. Read More...
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Could Justice Roy Moore be Right?

This morning I heard Christian conservative talk show host Sandy Rios interview Justice Roy Moore from Alabama. Many may know him from a series of court cases and much controversy several years back regarding a Ten Commandments memorial that he set up in his courthouse or the more recent refusal to bow to the Federal Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage. He is now back in the news having again been suspended without pay from his duties as judge until the end of his term. In response to this, he has retired from his appointment and is now running for the U.S. Senate. Many consider him a kook, but could he be right? Read More...
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A Worthy Life

Memorial Day was a week ago. Together, my family watched Tora, Tora, Tora, but days later, I felt it was time for my son (16) to watch Saving Private Ryan. Long ago, I determined to not watch movies (or allow my children to watch movies) with graphic violence unless they were highly significant and meaningful. And then to withhold them until my children could benefit from them. I found Private Ryan to be one of those movies. Read More...
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Christians, Science and Food

Evangelical Christians are frequently leaders in their communities regarding healthy eating. No problem here, but what do we do with the scientific manipulation of food? Read More...
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Faith, Family and the Achievement Gap

According to studies by renowned family and education scholar and prolific author William Jeynes, studies resoundingly show that faith and family involvement do more to close the black and hispanic achievement gap than any other efforts. Read More...
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Religious Liberties and Non-Traditional Religions

Religious liberties are falling victim to non-traditional religions. Here is one attempt: Read More...
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Godly Systems

Systems keep the world rolling! Without systems, every human action would require a unique human decision. Systems are established plans of action involving people and technology. Systems are necessary for complex life, and once established, they gain momentum by force of rules and tradition. As Christians, we must reflect on the systems around us and act to change those that are destructive. Read More...
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