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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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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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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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Science vs. Religion: The Most Powerful Narrative?

This is post 6 of 9 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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How Narratives are Perpetuated

This is post 5 of 9 in the series “Narratives”   How are narratives being perpetuated today? Photo by The All-Nite Images In this series, we’ve been examining narratives: What they are, why they’ve become so pervasive, and why they are destructive—acting as a corrosive acid that eats away at

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Farewell, Justice: The Corrosion of Narratives

This is post 4 of 9 in the series “Narratives” Healthy, flourishing societies are built on a foundation of truth. Not just truth in the ultimate sense, but truth in the everyday sense. There are facts in our daily existence which objectively exist, regardless of whether or not people believe

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Why Narratives Have Become Pervasive

This is post 3 of 9 in the series “Narratives” Narratives are pervasive today because of a worldview shift to postmodernism The concept of “narrative” we’ve been exploring in this series is not new, but today narratives have become commonplace. They are pervasive. You name the major issue of the

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The Destructive Power of Narrative: An Example from American History

This is post 2 of 9 in the series “Narratives” Do you really know American history? What impressions come to mind when you think about the Puritan colonists who settled in New England? How would you describe them? As a child, my thoughts about the New England colonists were shaped

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Our Strange New World of Foolishness

This is post 5 of 10 in the series “Romans 1” In a famous quote, G.K. Chesterton defined foolishness: “When people stop believing in God, they don’t believe in nothing, they believe in anything.” That is, “anything” as in “any thing, without discrimination.” The ability to discriminate is an acquired

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Why Have Evangelicals Supported Donald Trump?

Donald Trump favored by Evangelicals Like so many in this US election cycle, I assumed that if a moral, principled constitutionalist were to run for president, evangelical Christians would flock to him or her. With 17 candidates in the Republican field—including two with Latin backgrounds, one brilliant black surgeon, one

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