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The other “f”-word

Anyways, it’s not that I actually want to run other people’s lives, but I so desperately want to tell them what I think they’re doing wrong. It’s probably because I’m a classic problem-solver. I know some people who are okay … Continue reading

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The Canon

We all pretty much agree on the 66 books. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus…and so on. Then the Catholics have the Apocrypha. And the Baptists have Lifeway publications. And so on…

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Liberty: Just A National Fluke?

In a culture obsessed with drama and celebrity, the recent debate about contraception has produced a new set of heroes and villains. The question is: Who are the heroes (or are there any?) and who are the villians? I’ll venture … Continue reading

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The Problem With Lassaiz-Faire

Entrepreneurialism and innovation in the free market can be great things. They have the potential to increase productivity, manage limited resources, improve standards of living, and perform incredible feats of industry. The concept of free markets is really a perspective … Continue reading

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Atheists, Christians, America, and Nothingness

There’s this breaking story on CNN about atheists taking over a spot in a public park that has traditionally been used by Christians to set up various nativity scenes at Christmas. The arguments for and against the move go something like … Continue reading

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The Problem With Latex

Margaret Sanger was (half) wrong. If you just thought, “Who’s Margaret Sanger?”, you’re in good company. I only recently learned of the woman; before that, hers was one of those names that is vaguely recognizable but completely unaffiliated with any … Continue reading

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A Morsel of Hopkins

Whenever I haven’t read poetry in a while, I remember my love for it by going to Gerard Manley Hopkins. Perhaps my favorite poem by Hopkins is entitled God’s Grandeur. God’s Grandeur The world is charged with the grandeur of … Continue reading

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Foodonomics

Some thoughts (sprinkled with theology and home-grown photos). I. Food: The Foundation of All Economics These are the things I will argue: A) Food is the foundation of human society. B) A vibrant economy in any people group comes only … Continue reading

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The One About How We Read The Bible

I love literature. And I don’t mean the latest John Grisham novel. And I don’t mean that crap you see people reading in airports. No offense intended if you read that crap, but it’s not literature – it’s mass-produced sub-par … Continue reading

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The One About Religion

A few thoughts, enumerated: 1) A praise/worship song titled “Fields of Grace” by Big Daddy Weave contains the lyrics, “There’s a place where religion finally dies…there’s a place where I lose my selfish pride…dancing with my father God in fields … Continue reading

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