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Virus X and “The Disease of Conceit”
“There’s a whole lot of people struggling tonight from the disease of conceit.” Bob Dylan
Christ And The Real World
Without hope, there is no faith, and without suffering there is no hope!
What’s Next for the OC?
Ten Things I Learned From 2020
Reflecting on 2020 in January felt a little “too soon”, but now that the first month of 2021 is in the bag, I’m ready to look back. 1) “Orange Man Bad!!! Orange Man Bad!!! Orange Man Bad!!!” (also known as “enemy-centered reality” and insanity). 2) Life is too short to keep pretending that we know […]
To Caesar, Or Not To Caesar?
What happens when your politics become religious, or when your religion becomes politicized?
Thinking for Yourself is an Act of Love!
Think for yourself
So Many “Different” Gospels to Choose From!
“I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are following a different gospel – not that there really is another gospel, but there are some who are disturbing you and wanting to distort the gospel of Christ. But even if we (or an […]
Group Identity or Objects of Love?
Let me say at the outset that it is not my intention to dive into the particulars of our current social upheaval related to police brutality and our nation’s history of racism (they sure as shit deserve serious attention, critical and hopefully civil discourse, as well as any necessary reform). While I personally understand the […]
Beyond the Knowledge of Good and Evil
“And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, ‘You may surely eat of every tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.’” Genesis I know people, but I’ve never met ‘humanity.’ I can be delighted or […]
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