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Sexual Identity and Sexual Confusion
This is a very confusing world. Bruce Jenner is now known as Caitlyn Jenner. The NEA considered replacing “mother” with “birthing parent.” Employers are requiring employees to use preferred pronouns. Toronto police were recently asking for help finding a missing … Continue reading
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Roe v. Wade Overturned, Now What?
A great legal victory occurred on June 24, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade after more than 49 years (Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization). The issue of abortion is returned to the states. Now what? … Continue reading
Posted in Abortion, Ethics, Family, Forgiveness, Homosexuality, Marriage, Priorities, stewardship Tagged all have sinned, amy coney barrett, anti-abortion, anti-same sex marriage, brett kavanaugh, changing hearts and minds, clarence thomas, Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization, donald trump, elder son, Forgiveness, forgiving, Grace, in the news, john roberts, June 24 2022, June 26 2015, legislating morality, legislating sin, light of world, mercy, neil gorsuch, Obergefell v Hodges, politics, pro-family, pro-life, prohibition, Roe v Wade, roe v. wade, salt of earth, salvation more important than politics, samuel alito, stewardship, the gospel's power to change hearts and minds, voting 1 Comment
Climate Change, an Existential Threat?
Let’s define the terms. Climate refers to the long-term weather conditions. “Weather refers to short-term conditions of the atmosphere while climate is the average daily weather for an extended period of time at a certain location… weather is what you … Continue reading
Posted in fear, History, Mental Health, Nature, stewardship, Weather, worry Tagged 1 Corinthians 15:51-52, 1 The3ssalonians 4:15-18, 1 Thessalonians 5:3, 1250, 1300, 1659, 1750, 1816, 1870, 1880, 1901, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1968, 1975, 1984, 1986, 2 Peter 3:10, 2 Peter 3:11, 2003, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020, 950, aerosols, al gore, alexandria ocasio cortez, anthropogenic factors, anxiety, aoc, bhopal india, canadian maritimes, central england temperature data series, chernobyl ukraine, climate change, deforestation, Deuteronomy 23:12-14, dictionary.com, duncan mansfield, earl j richie, emily witt, end time, epa, epa.goc, existential threat, farmersalmanac.com, fear, forbes, Genesis 8:22, global cooling, global warming, greenhouse gases, greta thunberg, hadley centre, history of temperature measurment, human excrement, ice cores, in the news, indonesia, israel in wilderness, israel's refuse, james taylor, jamie mcleod, john lanchester, judy woodruff, land use changes, love canal, matt ridley, Matthew 6:31-33, medieval warming period, mount tambora, nancy pelosi, natural climate change, nbcnews, new england, newsweek, newyorker, niagara falls new york, noaa, noaa.gov, noah's promise, pbs, pbs newshour, peter gwynne, pollen counts, preparation, promise, ryan reeves, scientific forknowledge, speaker.gov, spectator.co.uk, stewardship, stradivarius, sudden destruction, texas city disaster, the little ice age, tree rings, union carbide, urban heat islands, urbanization, usatoday, usgs, usgs.gov, violins, weather, william cummings, wmur, year without summer Leave a comment
In the News: The Old Asked to Leave
KXXV (ABC) Waco recently ran the following story: “Cottage Grove, Minn. – A struggling Minnesota church is asking its older parishioners to leave in hopes of making it more attractive to young families. Grove United Methodist Church in the St. … Continue reading
Posted in Chruch, Fellowship, youth Tagged 1 Corinthians 16:10-11, 1 Timothy 4:12, abc news, age discrimination, aging problem, AP, Colossians 3:11, Cottage Grove Minnesota, ed payne, fox19, Galatians 3:28, Grove United Methodist Church, in the news, KXXV, old asked to leave, st paul pinoneer press, Stuggling church story, Titus 2:15, Titus 2:3-4, united methodist church, wetterstrom, william gackstetter Leave a comment
In The News: Brandt Jean (I Want to be More Like Him)
Botham Jean was fatally shot by Amber Guyger on the night of September 06, 2018. It appears to have happened due to a tragic mistake. Fatigued, and perhaps distracted, Guyger claims to have confused Jean’s fourth floor apartment for her … Continue reading
Posted in Forgiveness, Love, Race Tagged allison jeans, amber guyger, botham jean, brandt jean, Colossians 3:12-13, dallas tx, distraction, Ephesians 4:32, eric ortiz, fatigue, hug, in the news, James 2:13, KHOU11, Luke 17:3-4, Matthew 18:21-22, Matthew 18:33-35, Matthew 6:14-15, national review, nbcnews.com, October 02 2019, price waterhouse coopers, Race, september 06 2018, sexting, shooting, tobias hoonhoult, west church of christ dallas, wffa.com Leave a comment
What Would You Give Up?
Vernon, Florida is a small town located in the state’s panhandle. It, by reputation, is commonly called “Nub City.” This moniker was earned in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. During this time the area was economically depressed. It seems … Continue reading
Posted in Dedication, friends, hermeneutics, Temptation, Textual study Tagged 1950s, 1960s, albert barnes, atlassobscura, books, brooks hays, dismemberment, entertainment, epidemic of accidents, esv study bible, florida panhandle, friends, in the news, insurance claims, insurance fraud, internet, Mark 7:21-23, matthew 5:29-30, mentalfloss, music, niv study bible, nub city, Proverbs 23:7, proverbs 4:23, right eye offend, right hand offend, Romans 12:1-2, Romans 13:14, self-mutilation, sin from heart, stats, stumbling block, tv, vernon florida Leave a comment
Thoughts on Anthony Bourdain
What was it that made me like Anthony Bourdain? It was not his religious beliefs. He was not religious to my knowledge. It was not his politics. We were politically, I think, very far apart. It was not his profanity. … Continue reading
Posted in friends, Meaning and Purpose, suicide, Wealth Tagged 1 kings 21:4, 1 thessalonians 5:14, 2 timothy 6:6-8, a cooks tour, ahab, anthony bourdain, bill buford, cnn, contentment, don lemon, eccelesiastes 5:10, ecclesiastes 1:2, fame, happiness, hebrews 10:24, hebrews 3:13, in the news, John 16:33, june 8 2018, kaysersberg france, kitchen confidential, le chambard, no reservation, parts unknown, paul, philippians 4:11, riches, Solomon, suicide, the layover, the mind of a chef, the nasty bits, the taste, travel Leave a comment
In The News: Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, came ashore in Rockport, Texas on August 26. It is the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the continuous United States (Wikipedia). Some areas have received nearly 52” of rain (washingtonpost.com). No part of … Continue reading
Posted in evangelism, History, Nature, Priorities, Soul Winning, Suffering, Weather Tagged 24 hour news, abu dhabi, bereans, cnn, cornelius, cyclone, fanny crosby, good samaritan, harris county texas, hurricane, hurricane harvey, in the news, inaccuracy in news, kindness, kindness not enough, louisianna, new york, ny times, oklahoma, orange yexas, port aransas texas, rockport texas, song rescue the perishing, Soul Winning, uae, washington post, yahoo news Leave a comment