Tag Archives: culture

Except You

In Matthew 7, Jesus said, “You can enter God’s Kingdom only through the narrow gate. The highway to hell is broad, and its gate is wide for the many who choose that way.  But the gateway to life is very … Continue reading

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The Adoration of Robin Williams

Robin Williams is dead.  I am sad that he killed himself.  I can’t say I was a fan of his, though he did make me laugh many times.  I didn’t see most of his movies, but I saw enough to … Continue reading

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The Many vs. The Few

We live in a divided world.  But in my opinion, the deepest, most devastating division is not between the Muslims and the Christians, the rich and the poor, the free and the oppressed, or even the Republicans and the Democrats.  It’s … Continue reading

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A Same-Sex Couple Comes to the Disney Channel

You’ve probably heard about it by now.  This week the Disney Channel show, Good Luck Charlie, featured a same-sex couple for the first time. Social media has been abuzz with reactions.  It may shock you to know that I am … Continue reading

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The Flogging of Paula Deen

I have never been a big Paula Deen fan.  I do share her passion for butter and I’ve eaten in her restaurant, but I’ve never been one to watch her show or to care much about her career path.  But … Continue reading

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It’s Not the Yards, It’s the Inches

I’ve been preaching almost every Sunday for 38 years, so you can imagine how many old sermon manuscripts I’ve accumulated.  The other day I was reading through an old one and found a reference to gas being less than a … Continue reading

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