Category Archives: Culture

How to Defeat Worry in Two Not-So-Easy Steps

I suspect that if we were all honest, most of us would admit that worry is a constant companion in life. We worry about our children – the kind of lives they will lead; the kinds of friends they will … Continue reading

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Our Choice: United by Error or Divided By Truth?

I recently had an interesting conversation with a friend about a particular spiritual/social/moral issue – one on which the Bible plainly speaks. Even though my friend recognized the moral and spiritual implications of the issue at hand, he felt that the … Continue reading

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Tearjerker Warning: One Commercial Captures The Power and Reward of Small Acts of Kindness

I ran across this short video recently. It is actually a commercial for Thai Life Insurance. It absolutely mesmerizes me. What a beautiful picture of a person shining light into his world. I have recently been teaching through the book … Continue reading

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NOAH: Five”Talking Points” For Discussions With Friends

Since the new Noah movie was released, conversations about the story in Genesis 6-9 are suddenly commonplace. It seems like everyone, even people who haven’t picked up a Bible in years, are suddenly experts on the story, or at least … Continue reading

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One Preacher’s Take on NOAH (The Movie)

Warning: Before you read this, you should know two things: #1, this “review” contains SPOILERS, so if you plan to see the movie, you may want to hold off reading it. #2, this is just one man’s opinion. I am … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Deal With Cantankerous People

No matter what arena of life you frequent, chances are you have regular contact with difficult people. They could be customers, or co-workers, or employers, or neighbors, or acquaintances or church members, or even random strangers. No matter who they … Continue reading

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Why I Do Not Fear The Future

Have you felt afraid this week? Have you read the headlines reporting wars and gridlock and stripped freedoms and financial gloom and felt your courage melt? Have you suddenly noticed the world in which your children are maturing and found your … Continue reading

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