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Give Credit Where It’s Due – But Don’t Assume Too Much
1 Peter’s Simple Analysis of Christian Living
Finding Your New Normal – 4 Tips, Simple but Serious
5 Good Books for Ministers
Christians Love Lies About Gandhi. But He Loved Jesus More Than Most Of Them.
Can We Love Our Problem Nation – Like Jeremiah Did?
Gandhi Said Freedom Is Connected to Equality, and is Crucial to Humane Life
Right-Wing Violence: Pope Francis’ Early Experience
Follow Micah; Be Christian Activists When Possible. Call Out Evil Doers, Who Hurt Us Because They Can.
“It Will Happen Here.” Solidarity is the Only Possible Response, or Good People Will Suffer and Die.
How Do You Know? – 2 Usually Fun, Always Indispensable Strategies.
Prayer for Everybody. 5 Ways to Make Prayer Doable for You
Not Pro-LIFE: They Betray Life by What They Ignore and What They Insist On
The Real Agenda – What Is The Good God Actually Up To?
Believe in Jesus Means Respect His Teaching, Moral and Mystical
The Good God! – Unlike the Petty God, This God’s Really GOOD – 6 Characteristics
Beware the Petty God – Bad, But Worshiped Everywhere, in All Religions
If We Slander God’s True Graciousness – We Should Apologize
You Can Be Very Serious AND Funny (Frank Laubach)
Spiritual Tune-up. YOUR “HABIT and Cherished Thought.” (Gen J L Chamberlain)
The Love Off-Switch – Say “But Abortion” and You Don’t Have to Love Your Neighbors! °
Evangelicalism is Broken. Do They Know? Do They Care? (review of Labberton’s “Still Evangelical?”)
New Year! Suggested Priorities, Maybe a Resolution or Two.
On Christmas – 1. The Work of Christmas 2. Cowboy Prayer 3. War on Christmas BY Christians
6 Truths for Trump Years – Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail”
8 Happy Facts About Friendship With God – Possible, Necessary, Personal, Love-Based etc.
Face to Face With God – Your Words, Not Borrowed Ones (Frank Laubach)
How Can One Recover From Near or Actual Trump-Worship?
The Trump Problem: Naomi Klein Finds Hope – In “Killing the Trump Within”
Inside Out – God’s Love Can Come Out of Our Lives
Thanksgiving is Important! – 4 Links with Short Quotes.
Chris Moore-Backman Understands Having Hope
Thanksgiving is a Very Good Spiritual Exercise. 3 Ways to Practice!
Who’s More Moral, the Rich or the Poor? What Traits Go With Each Group? (John Ruskin)
Political Worship Songs? Mary and Zechariah’s Songs (in Luke 1) are Blatantly Political.
Do Not Be Upset. Do Not Be Afraid. Even If Everything is Changing. (Teresa of Avila)
Our Grave National Danger – Links & Quotes
God’s New Economy – Crucial Fact 4 of 4
Christians Should Respect the US Constitution (2) – Short Reasons from Ethics, History, Bible
God Comes To Us in Costly Grace – Crucial Fact 3 of 4
Buddy the Dog, and the Love of God for Us Humans
Everything is Damaged – Crucial Fact 2 of 4
There’s Beauty All Around – Crucial Fact 1 of 4
4 Basic Facts for Understanding Life – Beauty, Damage, Costly Grace, Kingdom of God
The Expendability of Children – Who Cares? 2 Very Short Poems, CS Lewis, Wendell Berry
Christians Should Respect the US Constitution (1) – Our Mutual Agreement
Vice President Mike Pence is a Very Dangerous Kind of Christian – He Sells His Soul for Power
We Need LITTLE Answers to Prayer – they Might be BIG, or Might Not.
Do Not Be Afraid! 3 Bible Aids – Jesus’ Peace; Lifestyle Change; Faith in Love.
You MUST Obey? No. You Are Not a Dog. Romans 13.
Can Churches Offer “Sanctuary” to Immigrants? What’s Legal?
Palm Sunday: The King We Need
We Can Change and Relationships Can be Saved!
God’s Wisdom: That We Make the Invisible Church VISIBLE.
Protect Your Freedom of Conscience from Bad Advice & Gossip
Forgive Yourself – Welcome Yourself – Improve Your Relationship
It’s YOUR NEW YEAR! Some Simple Suggestions for 2018
“Woe to those who make unjust laws.” – Isaiah
Let Nothing Upset You; Let Nothing Frighten You; Even Now. (Teresa of Avila)
Are You One of Those Whom Jesus Favors? Who IS He Willing to Teach and Help? (Matthew 11)
NO RELIGIOUS BULLIES. We Must “Lift Our VOICES” – While We Lay Down Our SWORDS.
7 Signs of a Healthy, Christ-Following Christian Faith
Many Will Die. This Tax “Reform” is a Vicious Assault Against Us and People We Care About.
Spiritual Tune-up: FORGIVENESS Requires …
6 Lessons from New Testament Church Life: Diversity! & Jesus – Justice, Mercy, etc. – ACTS
Advent: Christ Has Come. So, What Do We Have TO DO?
The Faith is Despised Because of You, Roy Moore (GOP Senate Candidate, AL) – Media Excerpts
4 Short Thoughts on Thanksgiving
Speak Up! “Lift your voice; declare to my people their sins.” – Isaiah 58
Stand With Israel? Not When Israel Stands Against God.
The “Sin Problem” in Gun Violence – Not Working Together to Reduce It!
Veteran’s Day – “Those Who Serve” Longest and Hardest are Not All Military
Spiritual Tune-up: Do Not Think You Know What YOU DO NOT KNOW
We Actually Fought A War About This! – ISIS, NAZIS, Rebels, and Traitors …
3 Short Lists for Making Thanksgiving Work
Spiritual Tune-up: A Healthy Bag of 6 ONE-LINERS.
Why “ALL Lives Matter” is Offensive – a White Mother’s Story
White Racism in Charlottesville – old-style Nazi Street Thugs
Jesus Pushes Us to Judge Our OWN Lives – Not Other People’s
No Principle but Commercialism, No Patriotism but of the Pocket – Mark Twain
Spiritual Tune-Up: A Spirit of Melancholy and CONSTRAINT
Let’s Build The Kingdom. Jesus said, “Seek Ye First The Kingdom of God.”
Christians & Churches Should Not Enforce the Bible on Us. °
Post-Election HOPE via Empathy – Hate, Grief, & a New Story.
Spiritual Tune-up: Sincerity in PRAYER
If You Do Not Love Your Neighbor Whom You CAN See – Can You Love God?
Spiritual Tune-up: Don’t Ignore JESUS
Freedom to Not Always Fear Our Rulers
Spiritual Tune-up: It Takes SILENCE
The Moral Priorities of Jesus – What Did Jesus Teach?
Spiritual Tune-up: The Lord Is NEAR
New American Bad Bible – Not What Jesus Wants (Pt-2)
Spiritual Tune-up: DO WHAT OTHERS WON’T
President Trump. Should We Hope or Mourn?
Spiritual Tune-up: Giving ATTENTION
New American Bad Bible – Not What Jesus Wants (Pt-1)
New Year’s Resolutions – The Work of Christmas Begins (Howard Thurman)
Cowboy’s Christmas Prayer – Good Values
Kingdom Manifesto – Sermon on the Mount Summarized