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Interesting figures…

A recent article by Newsweek’s religion editor, Lisa Miller, makes some interesting observations about recent religious polling.  I think though that the observations are something that many of us have begun to see in our own experience and in conversations with others.  Miller points out that “recent poll data show that we are conceptually, at least, becoming more like Hindus…”  And, in reference to the ever-proof-texted John 14:6, Miller claims that the data show that “Americans are no longer buying it.”  But will this tide continue to rise; are we really becoming more theologically Hindu?  Must Christianity really change or die? Continue reading

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Unnatural Natural Selection

The story of Jaheem Herrera, an 11-year-old boy who hanged himself by a belt in a bedroom closet this past week, is absolutely devastating.  During his short life, Jaheem became all too fimiliar with how this world is not how it ought to be.  Unfortunately, Continue reading

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Utopian Undertones

The desire for utopia is a common theme in everyday life.  The news is rife with stories of destruction and disasters.  Disbelief and disgust are almost our default responses to the news, and so is our desire for utopia.  It’s apparent that we Continue reading

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AIG is a perfect example…

Of what?  Well, one thing for sure.  With all the noise surrounding AIG paying bonuses with taxpayer money, I just can’t keep my hands off.  The AIG bonuses are certain to cause controversy and outrage.  But they are not an argument for governmental control of wages.  Rather, they are an argument for taxpayer money staying out of private business. Continue reading

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