Character

Good and Angry

I go through life analyzing situations to understand the good and the bad of things. With the bad, my first (and often my driving response) is anger… Is this good? Last night I reflected on the actions of an unjust principal… Read More...
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Owning Unity

Ownership implies the right to control something. Can unity be owned? Read More...
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Freedom and Disagrement in the Church

What is the role of "Spiritual Authority" in the Church and how do we teach our children to respond to it? Read More...
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God and Guns

God is for gun control that begins in the individual! He wants to change hearts and minds so that people would not even enjoy games associated with murder. Read More...
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Discernment: A Rare Commodity

As churches and individual citizens, we often choose our own leaders. But why do we so often choose poor leaders? I propose that we too easily look at false “images” of spirituality and leadership that not only poorly assess leaders, but undermine our own view of the gifts God has given us.

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Poverty and Religion

What does the “Occupy Wallstreet” movement have in common with anti-poverty movements around the world? They both tend to blame much that is intrinsic to Western culture for their woes. Though the economic and cultural model of the West only poorly reflects the goodness, wisdom, and compassion of God, it is a start in the right direction and not to be rejected.

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Is Your School Part of the Body?

Independence and lightly given judgement are symptomatic of an unhealthy body. Christian schools, as part of the Body of Christ, must demonstrate love and concern for other Christian schools.

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Character Mediates Liberty

We all want liberty... as long as society seems to be under control. When crime and corruption abound, we cry for government to exercise more power. You see, personal liberty and governmental control are the two sides of a balance scale...

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