Category Archives: Christian Attitudes

Politics Or Morals?

Certain “political” issues aren’t really political, as much as they are moral. Slavery was a huge issue in its day, with proponents defending their cause behind concepts such as economic need, property rights and State’s rights. But essentially, slavery is … Continue reading

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This Is My Country

After the 2012 elections I wrote a post entitled, “Who Cares?”, lamenting the fact that in California 9 and a half million voters didn’t even care enough to cast a ballot. I ended the article by quoting the lyrics to … Continue reading

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“Why do you condemn us?”

I’ve heard a lot of people say that Christians condemn others who don’t share their Biblical morals. When issues such as same-sex marriage are debated, a common accusation from homosexuals is that Christians condemn them. This charge has been leveled … Continue reading

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Politically Active Christians

Gina Miller’s article, Should Christians Be Politically Active?, inspired me to comment.  But because of the substantial length of my comment, I decided to post it separately.  You can read Gina Millers article at http://barbwire.com/2014/09/17/christians-politically-active/ and also at RenewAmerica.com and AmericanClarion.com.  In her article, … Continue reading

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“Printed In China”

I recently bought a new Bible at my local Christian book store.  I wanted to have something less bulky than my old study Bibles — something convenient in size for taking to church.  Plus, the version I had been using … Continue reading

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People Of The Last Days

The question was asked, “When do you think Jesus will return?”  Today, next week, next year, in a hundred years — I think the question of when God’s final judgement comes overshadows the greater issue of why it is to … Continue reading

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Are You a Christian Zionist?

The other day I came across an article http://int.icej.org/news/special-reports/torture-camps-sinai about the barbaric treatment of Africans trying to escape the repressive Islamic dictatorship of Eritrea (formerly part of Ethiopia).  Many have no choice but to flee to overcrowded U.N. refugee camps … Continue reading

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Change Doesn’t Happen Over Night.

In 1976 — 37 years ago —  I received Christ, and began my life as a Christian.  In those days I had bought into the idea of the “new morality”.  That is, I thought marriage was old-fashioned and a failed … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage?

Marriage And Sexuality Unlike today, when I was growing up, society’s prevailing attitude toward marriage was positive.  This would be from 1945 when I was born, until 1963 when I graduated from high school.  Television and movies portrayed marriage as … Continue reading

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The Great Omission

Church Unity? A while back I received a request to sponsor a college student in a summer missions project.  I knew the student to be a Christian, and the missions project was part of the outreach program of the denomination … Continue reading

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