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After last week’s annual meeting in Dallas, it appears we have a paradigm shift in the Southern Baptist Convention. We’ve become culturally sensitive and biblically aware, when we need to be biblically sensitive and culturally aware. Here’s what I mean. If we feel a need to pass resolutions about things[...]

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Dr. Paige Patterson is living in hashtag hell. You know, a barrage of public comments and opinions without full knowledge of the people or events involved. The nature of social media quickly spirals into a modern-day public stoning. People choose a side, then choose words to hurl like digital stones.[...]

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Vice President Mike Pence has been publicly mocked for following what is known as the Billy Graham Rule. The basis of the rule is simple - never be alone with a woman who is not your wife. Typically, these criticisms come from people outside Christian circles. However, there’s a growing[...]

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My previous article dealt with the prevalence of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault accusations in our culture. Some of these claims carry clear evidence of behavior that demands justice -  either some kind of professional penalty or criminal prosecution. Many of these allegations, however, lack clear and compelling evidence. As[...]

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Every week there seems to be a new occurrence of a celebrity, politician, or public figure being accused of some kind of sexual misconduct. Any form of unwanted sexual communication or contact is wrong; whether it’s sexting, sexual innuendo, sexual harassment, or rape. Some of these actions are criminal and[...]

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American culture is in total chaos. Every day we hear new stories about mass murder, government corruption, or sexual harassment. To make matters worse, even well known preachers publically struggle to identify abortion, homosexuality, sexual promiscuity, or drunkenness as sinful - even though Scripture isn’t the least bit gray on[...]

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It’s getting more and more difficult to watch the news or read the current headlines. Each day holds tales of sexual perversions, acts of terror, violent protests, or political corruption. What should Christians do in light of such a godless culture? I look around and see many believers who seem[...]

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A family from New York moved West and bought a cattle ranch. When friends came to visit and inquired about the ranch’s name, the would-be-rancher replied, “I wanted to name it The Bar-J. My wife favored Suzy-Q. One of our sons wanted The Flying-W and the other liked The Lazy-Y.[...]

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In each generation the Church struggles with the issues of its day. It’s interesting to watch the various responses when these issues are in direct opposition to God’s Word. Bible-believing pastors and churches who take a strong stance on Scripture find themselves under assault, but that is the exception today[...]

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