Category Archives: Christianity

On The Politics Of Worry

One of the most fascinating aspects of the Coronavirus that I have seen is the way that the interests of many religious leaders and political leaders has coalesced into a shared interest in leading people to worry while at the … Continue reading

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To Justify Is Human

The capacity for self-justification is one of those universal human tendencies which frequently causes us problems as human beings.  As someone who has a not insignificant portion of this particular quality, I do not comment on the issue in order … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warfare Prayers For Women

Warfare Prayers For Women:  Securing God’s Victory In Your Life, by Quin Sherrer & Ruthanne Garlock [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Book Review: Revival Rising

Revival Rising:  Embracing His Transforming Fire, by Kim Meeder [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In many ways, this particular book could … Continue reading

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But Without Your Consent, I Wanted To Do Nothing

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given to the UCG Portland congregation on Sabbath, May 16, 2020.] The problem of coercion and consent are important ones in our times.  Whether we examine the continuing debate over the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shifting Shadows

Shifting Shadows:  How A New York Drug Lord Found Freedom In The Last Place he Expected, by Herman Mendoza [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishers in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Winning The War Within

Winning The War Within:  The Journey To Healing And Wholeness, by Jason Vallotton with Kris Vallotton [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books in exchange for an honest book review.  All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Super-Natural Courage

Super-Natural Courage:  Activating Spiritual Bravery To Win Today’s Battle, by Mickey Robinson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I am not sure whether or not the author’s personal … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For A National Day Of Fasting

[Note:  This is an image of a proclamation of a National Fast-Day on August 12, 1861 by Abraham Lincoln, taken from volume five of The Writings Of Abraham Lincoln (1886), p.350-351 and in the public domain.] What is the natural … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Everlasting Man

The Everlasting Man, by G.K. Chesterton This song is an easy one to enjoy but not necessarily a book that always makes its author come off in a positive light.  The author presents a trilemma between Roman Catholicism, classical heathenism, … Continue reading

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