Monthly Archives: January 2017

Anxiety Needs

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John Adams on the Stubbornness of Truth

Long before he became our second President, before the Constitution, even before the Revolutionary War, John Adams was a trial lawyer. Called on to defend the British soldiers accused of the Boston Massacre, he knew that truth is the only … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures – uncovering the work and worth of women

[I am honored to host a guest post from Judy Douglass, co-leader (along with her husband Steve) of Campus Crusade for Christ International, who brings insight from her lifetime of work in bringing Jesus’ love to people across the globe. … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Political Opposition

[An archived post for Inauguration Day on how political opponents can treat one another with love and care, and what this taught me about the love of God for ancient Aramean generals forced to bow to idols.] Friends Across the … Continue reading

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Does the Apostle Paul Really Contradict Jesus?

I hesitate to say the Bible disagrees with itself. I find an elegant consistency when read as a whole. But I will say I find apparent discrepancies that require examination. One of them has to do with fathers. Don’t call … Continue reading

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The Most Interesting Binary Thinking in the World

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Valuing Public Education 

Education is valuable. Quality education, that is. You can find good education and bad in every type – public, private, charter, parochial or home-school. The loudest criticism seems directed at public education. It makes sense. There are almost ten times … Continue reading

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Paying the Wrong Price for Women

Does it advance the cause of women to see other women in prominent and influential positions no matter what they believe and what they do to advance their beliefs? If someone presents herself as a minister of Christ yet acts … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr., and a Picture of Civil Rights

[From the archives.] The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people. (Martin Luther King.) *** Martin Luther King gave the ultimate sacrifice in standing up for … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Color of Your Skin

[Archived post, updated.] It has been more than 50 years since the March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his speech with the famous repeating line “I Have a Dream.” I was only three years old in … Continue reading

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