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A Balancing Act

Relevance: 91%      Posted on: October 2, 2012

They put the fun in funambulism. Tightrope walking is from the Latin words funis (rope) and ambulare (walk). The art was practiced in ancient Egypt and first century China where “rope dancing” was performed over knives stuck in the ground, pointing upward. In North America, funambulism was taken to new…

Act Your Age

Relevance: 83%      Posted on: September 16, 2012

In one area I am delighted our practice has not caught up with what we preach. It has to do with how we treat others in light of some of the things we have said the Bible teaches. I am eager to search for truth in the Bible, but I…

Arizona Governor Considers Religious Protection Act

Relevance: 79%      Posted on: February 22, 2014

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer says she will review a bill that would allow business owners to cite their religious beliefs as legal justification for refusing service to perspective customers.

IRS: $20,000 Per Year Per Family for Cheapest Obamacare Plan

Relevance: 22%      Posted on: February 2, 2013

What is hypocritically named, the "Affordable Care Act," is quickly being realized and even promoted as anything but affordable. Now, according to a final regulation put in place on Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says that the cheapest health insurance plan under Obamacare for a family will cost $20,000…

A Texas Minister Set Himself On Fire And Died To ‘Inspire’ Justice

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: July 2, 2015

One Monday in June, 79-year-old Charles Moore, a retired United Methodist minister, drove to Grand Saline, Tex., his childhood home town some 70 miles east of Dallas. He pulled into a strip mall parking lot, knelt down on a small piece of foam and doused himself with gasoline. Then, witnesses…

Suicide Is Not The Answer

Relevance: 10%      Posted on: November 21, 2012

Pain, sorrow and depression is often used, I believe, by the enemy to lead people in addictive behaviors to a point where they seriously consider taking their own lives. While steeped in my addiction to Internet Porn there were times that I became very depressed. I felt hopeless. I also…

Trust God or Be Your Own God

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: November 1, 2013

Abram (later renamed Abraham) is a very important man in the Biblical scheme of things because God’s promises to him recorded in Genesis 12:1-3 (and repeated multiple times afterward) set the course for human history.

Affirmative Action vs. Race Preferences

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: September 16, 2012

Monday, June 23, 2003, was an unusually sad day for me. On that day the Supreme Court disregarded the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and upheld the University of Michigan Law School’s skin color preference admissions policy.  By a vote of 5-4, the Court ruled that black applicants may…

Dobson Wins Temporary ObamaCare Exemption For His Ministry

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: April 18, 2014

Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill in its health insurance.

Consumer Beware!

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: April 1, 2013

Christian consumers beware! We are warned to stay away from them by debt relief experts on radio, television and the internet! They have an “F” rating at the Better Business Bureau! Laws have recently been passed to prevent them from scamming us! Hundreds of them have been shut down by…

The Fruit of the Spirit

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: October 15, 2012

Jesus is our Life (Colossians 3:4). The Fruit of the Spirit is the foundation of our life in Christ Jesus on which all things rest. The Fruit of the Spirit in our lives affects everything we do and say and the way we rationalize things; without it, everything is affected…

You Don’t Understand God? Me Either!

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: October 29, 2012

It is hard for me to write Christian non-fiction these days, because it demands confidence in what I believe. It’s also difficult for me to engage in religious conversations with people, because they so often act as though they understand each facet of God and His will for their lives.…

Should My Offering Only Go To My Church?

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: November 22, 2014

One of today’s popular teachings is that one’s offerings should be given only at his home church. I suppose some of this is a reaction to all of the televangelists of the 70’s and 80’s who urged people to send them their tithes.

God Provides a Greater Grace

Relevance: 8%      Posted on: October 16, 2012

I searched the websites of the major George's (Gallup, Barna, and Curious) this morning hoping to find data regarding an important matter. I'm curious to know if balky American sinners have ever been polled to reveal their least favorite Book of the Bible. There are plenty of candidates. Leviticus is…