Category Archives: Culture

No Oscars for Me

I did not see Will Smith slap Chris Rock at the Oscar’s award ceremony this past Sunday night. I long ago decided that this award show is not for me. I do not enjoy hearing members of the Hollywood elite … Continue reading

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Protecting the Most Vulnerable

The editorial board of the Orlando (Fla) Sentinel recently ran an editorial piece lamenting the fact that the Florida legislature was proceeding with a pro-life bill. The headline of the article was—“Florida abortion bill hits hardest at most vulnerable”. The … Continue reading

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High Standards

“Preachers who love their congregations will hold them to high standards. They will refuse to lessen the high calling of discipleship. They will honor the gravity of Biblical truth with applications of equal gravity…Grace calls us to a higher standard … Continue reading

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Life Is Precious

An endangered Mexican grey wolf was reportedly shot to death in Arizona this past January 2nd. Federal authorities have confirmed that the wolf was killed and are conducting an investigation into the incident. Animal rights activists are upset about this … Continue reading

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Common Destiny

Not often does it catch us off guard when a person who is 99 years old passes away, but that is exactly what happened for many people when beloved actress Betty White died a few days ago. Expectations were high … Continue reading

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Let’s Go, Christians!

This past October 2, Brandon Brown had just won a NASCAR race at Talladega and was being interviewed by NBC Sports reporter, Kelli Stavast. The crowd was chanting a vulgar, anti-Joe Biden phrase, which Stavast mistakenly took to be a … Continue reading

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Masquerading

This is the time of year when young people try to figure out what they want to pretend to be for Halloween. They will wear a mask that makes them look like something that they are not—like a monster or … Continue reading

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Relatively Speaking

In the lead news story in today’s edition of the Lexington Herald-Leader, it was reported that Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that there were 237 new cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths from the virus yesterday. This was received as … Continue reading

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Leading from Strength

President Theodore Roosevelt’s policy for leading the United States was described in his famous line, “Speak softly, but carry a big stick.” That’s a far cry from current President Joe Biden’s promise that the United States would lead “not by … Continue reading

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Courage

Rosa Parks, mother of the civil rights movement, was arrested in 1955 for refusing to give her bus seat to a white man. Boycotts and protests followed, and eventually the Supreme Court ruled racial segregation unconstitutional. In Quiet Strength she … Continue reading

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