Category: Culture

Psalm 44: The Power of Story

We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old. How thou didst drive out the heathen with thy hand, and plantedst them;  how thou didst afflict the people,… Continue Reading “Psalm 44: The Power of Story”

Being Made Whole

Thanksgiving is a day that we set aside to give thanks.  What does it mean to give thanks? First of all, it means that we give thanks to someone – a person. We do not give thanks to the air, or just to make ourselves feel… Continue Reading “Being Made Whole”

Live by the Truth!

Several years ago, while working for a company in Texas, I met a middle-aged Russian woman who was on-loan to our office to conduct some training.  She was beautiful, happy, outgoing and easy to work with.  During some down time, while several of us were sitting… Continue Reading “Live by the Truth!”

The Last Laugh

One of my favorite TV shows as a child was “Hogan’s Heroes.”  The comedy portrayed a crew of cunning saboteurs (aka: “POW’s) who were always able to pull the wool over the eyes of a group of bumbling Nazi’s.  A few years ago, I… Continue Reading “The Last Laugh”

Legal Evil

“You can’t legislate morality.” You have heard it said time and time again – usually when a law is passed that serves to enforce a moral standard of a culture. And it is true.  You can’t legislate morality. True morality comes from changed hearts,… Continue Reading “Legal Evil”

A Worldview That Works

It was 1975 and we were wrapping up a course on Sociological Theory when our professor, asked our class this question:  “After studying these various theories, what do you think is the basic problem of society?” Hands went up all over the class –… Continue Reading “A Worldview That Works”