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A Remnant: 7 Defining Characteristics

This is post 3 of 6 in the series “The Remnant” After our first two posts about the remnant, we still have this question: What are some of the characteristics of a remnant people? First, they are a people who hope in the future. They are oriented to the future, not

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The Remnant of Israel: A Model for Today

This is post 2 of 6 in the series “The Remnant” The Biblical concept of a remnant was born out of a time in Israel that was similar to our own. Early in her history, the nation of Israel had been faithful to the God of her fathers, Abraham, Isaac

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A Culture of Narrative Poses Pitfalls for Faithful Christians

This is post 7 of 8 in the series “Narratives” The culture of narrative is both destructive and dangerous, and as Christians, we are not immune. All of us who live in the West inhabit a culture increasingly dominated by postmodern assumptions, which makes it easy for Christians to fall

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The Death of Man as the Image of God

Have we arrived at the death of man? Pope Francis, speaking recently to the bishops of Poland, addressed the issue of transgender sexuality with these indicting words: “We are living a moment of annihilation of man as image of God.” The West’s rejection of God invariably leads to the death

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Pagan Beliefs Produce Pagan Behaviors

This is post 8 of 10 in the series “Romans 1” Some believe that modern pagans reappropriate the term “pagan” to honor the cultural achievements of Europe’s pre-Christian societies. Photo by Steve Swayne. In the West, we are witnessing the rise of the new barbarism – the collapse of civilization and

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I’m Only a Stay at Home Mom

Many women who decide to leave the workforce and become a stay at home mom struggle with their sense of dignity. Society affirms women who work outside the home, but not those dear souls who want to make a home, who have a desire to nurture their children “full-time.” In

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Life Brings Its Own Rewards

This is post 7 of 10 in the series “Romans 1” Life brings its own rewards We have been examining Paul’s discussion on worldview in Romans 1. We have seen the shifting of paradigms from the Judeo-Christian worldview to either pagan humanism or pagan animism. Because ideas have consequences, a

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Worship God or Creation: The Great Exchange

This is post 6 of 10 in the series “Romans 1” Humans will worship something … who or what will it be? In this series of posts we have been unpacking the truth of Romans 1:18-32. We have seen that humans reject the truth, even when God puts it right in

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As Freedom Dies, Is It Time for a Remnant Movement?

This is post 1 of 6 in the series “The Remnant” Freedom is dying in the West. Western culture is in the last stages of a shift from Judeo-Christianity to neo-pagan barbarism. It may be time to move from resistance to remnant. It was Vishal Mangalwadi that proclaimed that the

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Science vs. Religion: The Most Powerful Narrative?

This is post 6 of 8 in the series “Narratives” Galileo Galilei, father of modern science In this series, we’ve looked at a few examples of powerful narratives that gained significant cultural influence. In part two, I discussed how the teaching of American history has become dominated by a highly

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