Category Archives: Window on our culture

True Freedom

  “There are two freedoms – the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.” Charles Kingsley (1819 – 1875)   Celebrate true freedom.

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Teach One Another

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Respectful Middle Ground

  Lord, I’m mindful of the many moments I’ve failed to show proper respect. Help me find that wide line between cultural compromise and headstrong legalism.

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Remember Respectfully

    Respect seems to have gone missing from our culture. Why is that, do you think?   Too much self-esteem, not enough selfless service Lack of manners Lack of morals Folks think that unless you agree 100% with other … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Like?

A couple days back, we considered what Jesus would tweet. Today, imagine our Lord next to you on the couch as you scroll through your social media. Which posts would Jesus like? The sexy pose  (doubt it) Your profane rant (probably … Continue reading

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A Puritan’s Guide to Social Media

Take a trip with me back to the 1600’s. We’re looking for advice for our texts, tweets, posts, pins and comments.   “The nature and end of judgment or sentence must be corrective, not vindictive; for healing, not destruction.” John … Continue reading

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If Jesus Wouldn’t, You Shouldn’t

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Wise Words

  Proverbs 31:26 (NIV) She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.   On her tongue, in her emails and her Facebook comments. 

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Listening Ears

Our kindergarten son was on his first trip through the mountains. My ears had just popped when he called from the backseat, “Mom! My ears just turned off.”   Lord God, this might be a good time to turn our … Continue reading

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Babel On

    Babel – a chorus of confused voices (I hear that a lot).    Psalm 33:12 (MSG) God takes the wind out of Babel pretense, he shoots down the world’s power-schemes. God’s plan for the world stands up, all … Continue reading

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