Category: Christian Living

Applying the Christian lifestyle in a biblical way to the modern world in day to day life.

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Apologetics and Scholarship With Love

Few things are more infuriating to me than people passing themselves off as an expert in a field, that obviously lack the knowledge of the topic at hand, or the professional willingness to debate their assertions. Unfortunately, and as we all know, social media is full of such folk. Sniping responses with an adamant opinion of your error or inaccuracies, yet offering no evidence of such, and a yellow spine when it comes time to a willingness to defend their own comments. What typically follows in such cases, if any response whatsoever is given, is name calling, blame shifting, misdirection,...

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Obedience; It’s Why Do We Study the Bible

Almost seems like a rhetorical question. But it’s not. Really, why do we study the bible? I’m sure each of us can come up with a number of reasons. Topping the list might be, to learn how to be a ‘better Christian’. Others might be to simply learn more about God’s Word in general, or to know more about Christian history. Some study to find encouragement for themselves, or for others. Some study to prepare a sermon or a devotional message. For that matter, some study to prepare a blog post. The reality is that practically, none of these answers...

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The Pain of Empty Fields

After serving the Lord for 8 years in the ministry in Bonney Lake, our family moved back to the Olympia area and purchased a piece of property, 5 acres in size near Tenino, WA. Here, for the last 4 years, and in some of the most formative years for our three children, this place has been our home. We have loved it, will likely never leave it, and have treasured this place and the fellowship we have had hear with great joy. During these 4 years, we have watched all three of our children become grown young adult. Each of...

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Time to Hold Administrators Individually Accountable

A High School Student in Oregon was SUSPENDED from High School for hanging this sign in the school where other political and student signs are also hanging. If I were this students parent, I could see free college tuition for my child, plus a very large settlement in my future. Schools and municipal authorities need to know they are not Gods, and cannot randomly suspend the Constitution because of the socio-political agendas. However,¬†sue the school, and no one gets taught a lesson because the tax payers foot the bill. In one¬†particular case, the school in question is Oregon’s Forest Grove...

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Correcting the Rev. William Barber

Watching the Republican and Democrat Nation Conventions this past two weeks have been awesome. A great spectacle of American politics, and surely, a sincere exhibition of the divide not only in American politics, but in America period. America in an a bombastic period of unrest. Social issues lead the day, and racial tensions are higher than we have seen since the 1960’s. We have become a nation of radicals, where screaming “pigs in a blanket, fry them like bacon”, and “what do we want? DEAD COPS!, When do we want them? NOW!” have become the battle cry of ‘equality’ in...

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