Category Archive: General, not easily classified

Nov 10

There are three things you need to do to avoid poverty… miss one of them and you will almost surely live in poverty for the rest of your life

The Research Proves The No. 1 Social Justice Imperative Is Marriage In the 1990s I read about the advice that domestic policy advisor Phil Gaston gave to then President. Clinton. At the time, the advice was mired in racial, ethnic, and class issues and was ignored and, to some degree, suppressed. It is surfacing again …

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Feb 15

Links to begin the week

Links to previous posts on my blog 10 Benefits of Minimalism Is abortion logical?    Four possible answers Links to things I’ve read recently You should not assume that I agree with everything said in these articles but I did find them thought provoking. Why Nepal Has One Of The World’s Fastest-Growing Christian Populations The Story …

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Jan 31

What should you do if there is a mass shooting in your town?

On October 1, 2015, there was a shooting at Umqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Eight students and one faculty were killed. Two Western Seminary graduates are among the pastors and leaders in the community. In this 30-minute, video they talk about where they were, what they did, and what they learned from the shooting. The …

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Jan 15

Where are Christian being persecuted?

Open Doors, an organization that aids Christians under persecution has released a list of the fifty nations where Christians are the most oppressed. The list is updated each year.

Jan 11

Links to begin the week

Links to previous posts on my blog How do Christians know when they are ready to die? This book changed my life Links to things I’ve read recently You should not assume that i agree with everything said in these articles but I did find them thought provoking. The Hole in Our Servant Leadership Want …

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Jan 04

Links To Begin The Week

Links to previous posts on my blog Even when God calls you to a dangerous future He will be with you God does his best work when things are not perfect   Links to things I’ve read recently You should not assume that i agree with everything said in these articles but I did find …

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Nov 28

Everyone needs a three-part personal strategy to fight poverty

Robert D. Lupton has lived in Atlanta for 40 years among the poor fighting poverty. He has written two books Charity Detox: What Charity Would Look Like If We Cared About Results (2015) Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It (2012) This is a long and powerful …

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Nov 23

Links To Begin the Week

This is a new feature on my blog. It replaces the links to revise posts that have been on Mondays in the past. In this new feature I will link to previous posts on my blog, things I have read recently that might interest you, and books that I have begun reading in the last …

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Aug 12

Is abortion logical? Four possible answers

Justin Taylor’s recent blog post links to a video lecture by Peter Kreeft. and presents a written summary of the lecture. Kreeft’s  discussion of abortion addresses the possible options and their outcomes. Kreeft is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and The Kings College. He began his spiritual pilgrimage as a protestant at Calvin College …

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Jul 16

Sometimes we make life more complicated than it needs to be

Life doesn’t need to be as complicated as most of us make it. We own too much and our stuff has become a burden. How did couples ever live with one car? We need every little thing we own and can’t find some things when we really need them. We do too much and we …

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