Category Archives: Culture

How Should We Respond To Violent Muslims?

As I write this, a terrorist bomb has gone off in Belgium. The news reports are still early, but so far they tell us that at least 31 people are dead and dozens more injured. The bombs were in a crowded … Continue reading

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Dead Musicians, Dead Culture

As I write this, I have just learned that Keith Emerson blew his brains out last week. Emerson was a rock superstar, one of the biggest, highest-demand rock acts of the 1970’s. He joined the list of famous rock stars … Continue reading

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How Far Do We Go In Accepting People’s Feelings When They Contradict Reality?

Do we define people according to their feelings or according to external reality? I previously wrote about the consequences of accepting people’s self-described sexual identity and what it might cost society (see here).  That article upset some people who are … Continue reading

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Should We Accept Anyone’s Self-Identity as Legitimate?

Rachel Dolezal was the president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP. Her biological parents, who are both white, told the public that she was white, and she was forced to resign her position with the NAACP. The event caused … Continue reading

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What is More Trustworthy: Theology or Science?

I  recently read an article by a seasoned cardiologist saying that medical science has been wrong about the connection between saturated fats and heart disease. This was the second or third time in the last few months that I have … Continue reading

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George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

First Thanksgiving Proclamation By President George Washington October 3, 1789 Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and to humbly implore His … Continue reading

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Why Are Youth Leaving the Church?

A pretty good article about why young people are walking away from the church, which you can find here.  Another excellent article written about young people who have already left appeared in Christianity Today, which you can find here.  But … Continue reading

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