I spoke with a middle-aged man today who lives in a small community, and who has no family anywhere near him, and no friends that he feels he can trust.
Is not getting involved in politics just a weak excuse for not sticking your head above the parapet? Is it a weak excuse for keeping quiet about Biblical convictions, or for not having them in the first place?
Some valuable words, common not so long ago, have almost passed out of use completely in the Western world. As a boy I was taught that "humility" and "modesty" were important words to know and indispensable principles to live by. Deference and mutual submission were common social values and attributes, whether in the sacred or secular … Continue reading HUMILITY
I've had it with "experts", of all shapes and sizes...it's time to exorcise them from my view of the world entirely! For a large part of my life I've had an inbuilt distrust for "experts" in the secular world. You know-the ones who "must be right" because they went to X university and appeared on … Continue reading EX-ING THE EXPERTS
A regular charge made by people wanting us all to abandon our principles, our morals, our faith and our hope in God is that "religion is the opiate of the people", one of Marx's little nuggets of wisdom (irony intended). The charge is (and always was) aimed squarely at the Christian world. It's rarely aimed … Continue reading THE OPIATE OF THE MASSES