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The Winsome Gestapo

In discussing events and ideas, I’ve found that some people don’t work at all to bridle their tongues.

But other people work hard to put a bridle on anyone ELSE’s tongue that they disagree with (often by the method of quickly jumping to tone policing).

James shows us the right way. We bridle our OWN tongues:

Social Justice and Scripture: Untie the Knot Pt.7

What questions does the free-market view face?

Here are the normal objections:

•    What will happen to the kids who can’t afford school?
•    What about all the poor and aged? How will they survive?
•    Isn’t your version of a society rather harsh to the needy? How can we let them suffer?

“Social Justice”

The Southern Blog recently posted an article on a question close to my heart: what do Christian leaders need to think, say, and do about the political changes rocking our country?

The article was called “Religious liberty, political engagement, and the future of ministry.” In it, Boyce College Professor Bryan Baise explained that Christian leaders should not be apathetic to political change, but should, “Learn about the nature of God and government,” and “read widely the ideas that shaped our nation.”

What Is Church For?

What is church all about? What’s the purpose of being a church? These are basic questions, but we all need a review from time to time. It keeps our vision alive.

So what is church all about? The word “church” means “assembly.” It describes us as a people. We are the Christians who assemble at a time and a place.

Christianity and ISIS: Toward a Better World Pt. 3

Liberals and neoconservatives do not end ISIS because they have accepted the moral code of self-sacrifice.

As demonstrated in The Iraq War, American leadership has accepted the idea that, since in modern war zones it is impossible to tell enemies apart from civilians, American soldiers must be sacrificed in order to spare the killing of civilians. What does this policy of “just war” represent, but a denial of reality?