Category Archives: Culture

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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Honoring Marriage

Many people in our culture today do not give the institution of marriage the respect that it deserves. Some want to redefine it. Others simply choose to ignore it and pretend that marriage is merely optional for a man and … Continue reading

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Mister No More

After having manufactured Mr. Potato Head for 70 years, Hasbro has decided to make a change. They are going to a gender-neutral name. He (it?) will now be known simply as Potato Head. Apparently, having a Mrs. Potato Head to … Continue reading

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Cheap Grace

“Cheap grace is preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, grace without the cross, grace without Jesus Christ, living and incarnate.”—Dietrich Bonhoeffer. These words are just as true today as they were when they were uttered several … Continue reading

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Living Among the Pagans

Out of curiosity, I read a couple of articles written by left-leaning media members about the life of the recently deceased conservative icon, Rush Limbaugh. Needless to say, these articles were somewhat less than flattering. They tried to portray Limbaugh … Continue reading

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Hank Aaron, Class Act

Home run king Hank Aaron passed away yesterday at the age of 86. The Hall of Fame baseball player is still at or near the top of the all-time list in many offensive categories. He was also an excellent defensive … Continue reading

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Maintaining Standards

I just read an interesting analogy about maintaining standards, and I’d like to share it with you. It was a social media post that used an example from the sports world. In baseball, home plate is 17 inches wide. In … Continue reading

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Living for God

Psalm 101 contains some timeless wisdom for those who want to live for God. Let’s take a look at these principles and see how we can put them into practice in our lives. Verse 1 says, “I will sing of … Continue reading

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