Category Archives: teaching

False Division between Sacred and Secular

By no means would I pretend to tell you how to vote in any election. In fact, I generally discourage folks from voting. God controls the outcome, and nothing any human does will change His plans. But feel free to … Continue reading

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Four Needs of Manhood

Hat tip to Jay for this one: The Four Kinds Of Male Loneliness. The article refers to loneliness men feel for: 1. feminine companionship 2. the brotherhood of other men 3. a lord, human and/or divine 4. the man he … Continue reading

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An Elaborate Facade

Socialism (and/or communism) seeks to secure the material blessings of tribal living, but without the deep moral commitments necessary to make it all work. Granted, you can still have a tribal society with the same corruption and oppression that we … Continue reading

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A Picture of Missions

In the decades following Christ’s Ascension, the primary means of spreading the gospel message was missionaries who preached in public places. In some towns that meant going to the local synagogue, because it was assumed that this was a pre-existing … Continue reading

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The Best This Life Has to Offer

The will of God is its own reward. We can call it all kinds of things — Biblical Law, the character of Christ, the Word of the Lord — but the will of God for you is, in the most … Continue reading

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Where Are You?

Claiming monotheism is theology. It’s an intellectual position derived from a very non-intellectual faith. Henotheism is not theology; it’s a practice. In case that’s a new word to you, I’ll save you from looking it up: henotheism is the belief … Continue reading

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You Know the Drill

This is not so difficult to understand; all I’m doing is voicing what most of you already know. If you’ve read much history at all, you know that Western Civilization is the result of Germanic tribal hordes conquering the last … Continue reading

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