Introduction: As we continue to witness the grotesque disintegration of what was once more or less a coherent civilization, many Christians are wondering if there is any possible way for our ...
Privilege No Sin
“What does obedience look like when you find yourself born into privilege? Go back to nonexistence and ask God for a do over?”
Letters Keep the Gears Turning
Letter to the Editor: Re: Content Cluster Muster 3/16: Ticket to Heaven Interesting, given that the lyrics seem to take the point of view of someone sending money to a televangelist ...
The Snickers Bar Regimen
“Bigotry, prejudice, animosity, and malice would be the sins proper—spiritual diabetes—and basking thoughtlessly in your privileged status would be like being pre-diabetic. You aren’t being bad yet, but you are in the danger zone. There is something to this, but the problem is that the spiritual precautions we take are usually in the wrong direction entirely—treating our pre-diabetes with Snickers bars. We tend to fortify ourselves with guilt over that privilege when we ought to be overflowing with gratitude.”
Power, Escape, Dominion
Introduction: I once learned a very useful metric from the late Gary North, one that describes virtually every circumstance in which religion interacts with culture. Putting it in a shoebox, there ...
The Anvil and the Hammers
Introduction: This is a message about the trustworthiness of the Scriptures. Many critics have attacked the Word of God over the centuries, and while the Word is still here, they are all gone. It has ...
Part of My Explanation
“I am of Scots and Scots-Irish descent . . . For sheer cussedness, there is no finer group anywhere. The gods they worshipped, and then the God they came to worship, along with many centuries of hardscrabble living, created a certain ethos that had specific and great strengths and some pretty crazy weaknesses.”
A Logical System . . .
Worship Drives Culture
“Crimes motivated by racist animosity (in any direction) reveal a pathetic culture, the end result of worshipping pathetic gods.”
Content Cluster Muster [03-16-23]
Open Road, Wide Load: More here. Unbelievable Bloat: And At Times, a Pretty Transparent False Front: A Song I Really Like for Some Reason: Me Neither: Heading Up the Beach: Women Plus: A Point Worth Considering: The Last Intro to the Full Show: Featured Product: Love Not the Vanishing World:This small book is consists of …