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The Power of Indoctrination
May 6, 2014
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We Christians immediately tend to squirm when the word indoctrination is associated with teaching our faith. Why should we do otherwise? It is a term that instantly conjures up thoughts about such things as the Kool-Aid of Reverend Jim Jones, or David Koresh and the Branch Davidians of Waco. After all, effective indoctrination holds the […]
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Russia, the Ukraine and the Extension of Peace in History
Apr 8, 2014
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What’s the big deal with recent events in the Ukraine? Most Americans don’t care. They know something is brewing in Eastern Europe and their ears perk up a bit when they hear the name Russia, but in general they are relatively uninformed and generally apathetic. If they do know something about the situation, they don’t […]
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Salvation through government education
Mar 24, 2014
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Today’s educational landscape is rapidly changing. From the debates surrounding the Common Core standards to the pedagogical “game-changer” known as the Kahn Academy, there are constant shifts in thinking and practice in the area of American Education. Yet, amidst all of these shifts in the mainstream, like a stone sculpture (or perhaps more appropriately, a […]
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Adoption as Sons and the Heart of Covenant
Mar 10, 2014
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The following is a reprint from the February CovenantalDivide newsletter. ******************************** There is something akin to spring-cleaning on steroids going on in my home. Any given day during the week a new closet is being cleaned out, furniture has been shifted or other adjustments have been made to our home. Last night it was the […]
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Swimming in the Waters of Child Sacrifice
Feb 17, 2014
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Some believe, including many Christians, that the rise and fall of nations or cultures are completely random. Some that are not willing to go that far would take a view of an arbitrary sovereignty of sorts, i.e. there is a God watching over everything but there is no ethical cause and effect in history. Last […]
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Is Marriage Dead?
Jan 31, 2014
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About the same time that I lost my wedding ring a couple of weeks ago I ran across this Fox news article written by one of their staff, Keith Ablow.(1) The title said it all – Marriage Died in 2013. Ablow is astute in his foreboding conclusion regarding the legalization of gay marriage: …when states […]
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Big Government Christianity
Jan 13, 2014
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A few years ago I was involved in doing a good bit of reading and research for writing a book on the unholy matrimony between Christian pietists and humanists over the past two centuries. It was quite an interesting project but one that I never completed. About nine months into the effort my business partner […]
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Raising pagan children
Dec 30, 2013
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In November there was an article that was widely circulated among Christian circles entitled, How to Raise a Pagan Kid in a Christian Home. It was thought evoking and in general seemed to address the issue of ensuring your child grows up embracing the Christian faith complete with a Christian worldview. This is certainly something […]