Category: Our Broken Culture

  • Redefining Courage

    What is courage? Samuel James asked that important question and gave some thought-provoking answers in a recent article Character and Courage.  James begins by pointing out the courage of main characters in Stephen Spielberg movies, including his most recent “Bridge of Spies” that gave an idea for the article. Courageous people are obviously of evergreen […]

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  • God is not “Fun Size”

    Last Saturday night I sat on my front-porch but didn’t meet any trick-or-treaters (they don’t do Halloween in St. Vincent) instead about an hour was spent reading articles that discussed how the holiday could be used for God’s Glory. Like most of you I don’t agree at all with the original meaning of Halloween as […]

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  • Why the Gospel Needs a Product

                                On a Monday night in late 2009 I was drowning my sorrows in a two-liter bottle of coke and feeling pretty sorry for myself.  After returning to Melbourne Australia for a second-term of service the Lord was doing great things, but […]

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  • The Hardness of Children’s Hearts, and the Need for Crowd Control

    By now most of you have seen the video of a school officer flipping a student backwards out of her chair because the student refused to leave a classroom, or cooperate with the teacher.  This sparked a huge conversation about who was wrong in the situation, and who should have done what.  My personal belief […]

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  • Thoughts on the Affect of Poverty

    Ministering in a small island town has helped me gain a new perspective on, and burden for individuals who struggle with poverty.  The truth is what we call “poor” in the United States would be viewed as rich in a place where children don’t the street can’t afford clothes, and beg for food every day. […]

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