Category: politics

Derek’s handy voting guide

For the Lord gives wisdom;    from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. He holds success in store for the upright,    he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless, for he guards the course of the just    and protects the way of his faithful ones. Proverbs 2:6-8 Attention, friends, for a very important message! I was going to wait and write this…

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Some musings around the deception that ties our conscience concerning abortion to partisan politics

Disclaimer: I do not want to tell you how you vote (I myself have a non-partisan, mixed voting record), but I do want to influence how you approach thinking about important issues. This weekend I heard an interview where an “on the fence” voter listed a dozen reasons he was at first inclined to vote…

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The brashness, moxie, and self-assurance that defines us could be our undoing (when Liberty & Justice for all could benefit from a little humility)

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now…

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Maybe that’s why they call it the Heartland? (thoughts and photos from a small town that time is passing by…)

Here in Mississippi, Rebekah and I have been visiting in a couple of small towns. Calhoun City – where Polly‘s family are from, and Houston – where we are staying at the Bridges-Hall Manor, an elegant Victorian era B&B. This part of north-east Mississippi is one of those areas that time is passing by. Not…

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