Archive | January, 2018

Falsehood’s seductive charm

January 23, 2018

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Once again, we see a lie’s allure when matched with the abrasive truth – especially after the tyranny of the urgent locks us up and tosses the key. The truth: Newly-released NASA and NOAA reports say 2017 was one of the three hottest since recording began – and the most stifling without an El Nino […]

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More Evangelical VIPs Censure Trump

January 18, 2018

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It’s a new day. Shock at a Republican president is no longer the exclusive province of the Evangelical Left’s flagship, Sojourners Magazine. Last week, several back-to-the-Bible leaders scolded Donald Trump over his foul dismissal of Latin American and African countries. The beat goes on, with rebukes emanating from American Reformed Christianity’s Vatican: Grand Rapids, Michigan, […]

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Evangelical Heavyweights Decry Trump’s Comments

January 14, 2018

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Predictably, reporters scoured quotes from evangelical leaders in the wake of President Trump’s s——- comments – and, of course, his supporters grabbed the publicity. The Washington Post January 12 article begins: “A few members of President Trump’s evangelical advisory council — including its spokesman — on Friday defended the president after he made comments about […]

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Should We Un-stick The Evangelical Tag?

January 8, 2018

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Mika Edmondson The Gospel Coalition hosted a thoughtful conversation in December about how Bible-centered Christians should identify themselves. Is the “evangelical” label still appropriate? All participants were wary. Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, says he wears the tag if conversants understand its historic definition, which has nothing to […]

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The life Of Fear v. The Life Of Adventure

January 6, 2018

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The Story of the Magi, celebrated on the Feast of Epiphany, illuminates the contrast between two kinds of lives. There’s the life of curiosity, which leads to adventure, discovery, and growth; and the life of fear, which sees nothing but threats and leads to crisis after crisis.

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Wisdom In An Age of Nuclear Bluster

January 5, 2018

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Hear the sound of stomachs falling at a thunderous rate. Perhaps Donald Trump was bored with peace overtures between the two Koreas on January 2nd, so he fired off yet another infamous tweet: “North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the ‘Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times.’ Will someone from […]

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