Monthly Archives: January 2015

Pet Peeve

You arrive at the restaurant, but before you eat you need to stop by the restroom. You take care of your business wash your hands, ready to go enjoy your meal. But first you have to exit the restroom. You … Continue reading

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What Is Church?

“Where do you go to church?” That’s a common question among Christians. Or maybe, “Do you go to church?” Another common question. Before answering either question, it might be informative to know what the word ‘church’ means. We commonly think … Continue reading

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Justice?

After months of intense scrutiny trying to second-guess an action Officer Darren Wilson had maybe a second to ponder, the United States Department of Injustice finally gave up its witch hunt and admitted there was nothing in the officer’s actions … Continue reading

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The Essence of the Gospel

Those of you who have read my book Christianity 101: The Simplified Christian Life, know that my central theme is that we Christians complicate Christianity be adding our rules—do this, don’t do that. Sometimes I wonder what would attract a … Continue reading

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Criminal Justice

A few days ago, there was an article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram about a young woman whose dead body had been found. I know—we’re all used to seeing such news reports, but we should still be appalled each and … Continue reading

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Does a God Need Protection?

Some years ago there was a great furor among Christians over a cross placed in a bottle of urine and designated by the National Endowment for the Arts as art. I was livid when I read about it. I realize … Continue reading

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Unintended Internet Consequences

How come every time you agree to an update of some website or service you’re using, it screws up thirteen other things? Or is it just me? I use IOBIT’s Advance SystemCare as a tool to keep my computer clean … Continue reading

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My Thought for the New Year

A group of Pharisees and Sadducees asked Jesus what the greatest commandment in the Bible was, and He answered them, starting in Matthew 22:37 and running through verse 40: Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, … Continue reading

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Appreciating My Wife

As I anticipated the onset of the new year, I thought of things I could write about in this first post of the year. One thought was to acknowledge various writers who have become important to me—those I’ve met personally and … Continue reading

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