Monthly Archives: October 2012

Bible Thumping Motives

The most popular book in human history continues to spawn many different styles of approach. Classic groupings in how Christians attempt to apply biblical instruction to their lives are often labeled as Conservative or Liberal. Further distinctions are often made … Continue reading

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Top Dog: The Assumption of Superiority

It is a curious reality of dedicated sports fans that, in spite of their cherished teams record, they are number one. Perhaps it a universal trait of human desire that we all want to claim superior status over others. We … Continue reading

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Genetically Altered Seed

The first time I heard about the status of corn in our country, I was shocked. That sweet treat that tends to get caught in my teeth when I eat it is not exactly what it used to be. Apparently, … Continue reading

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I Should Have Known Better

How often we kick ourselves after-the-fact. When things don’t turn out as we desire, and we are reminded that we should have known better, we find that sinking feeling in the pit of our stomach. It was an uncomfortable introduction, … Continue reading

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The Example of a Listening God

How well are you able to listen to people who have views strongly different from your own? Recently, while reading a Time Magazine political article, I happened upon a study about being able to consider points of view that are … Continue reading

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Footprints on the Trail of Life

When traveling through uncharted territory, it is well worth pausing at cross-roads where the trail splits in two different directions to consider carefully which route is more likely to lead to the desired destination. It is a well-worn spot, for … Continue reading

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Dissecting Faith

One of the few memories I have of 9th Grade Biology class involved exploratory surgery of dead frogs and amazing acrobatics that the legs can do when nerves are stimulated by electrodes. Not everyone in the class was impressed, but … Continue reading

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Predestined For A Fight

Discussing Predestination is like throwing live ammo into a campfire. You’d better run for cover as fast as you can. Christian history is littered with wounded remains from all the conjecture surrounding what we believe about how God exercises his … Continue reading

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The Hope of Wearing White

Hope is the fabric of our wedding attire. Most such ceremonies have a dress theme, especially for the ladies. Those intent on pleasing the bride and groom do not show up in clothes of their own choosing; instead, they strive … Continue reading

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