Category: Understanding Worldviews

Resources to help the Sunday school Class I am teaching.

A Hero’s Tale

Legend tells us that, when Claudius II was emperor of Rome, he was looking for a way to improve and enlarge his army. He felt that unmarried men made better soldiers than those with wives and families. That is why he outlawed marriage for… Continue Reading “A Hero’s Tale”

Sacred or Valuable?

Is there a difference between being valuable and being sacred? Cars are valuable but they are not sacred (at least to most people). Diamonds and gold are prized because of the way they hold their value – but they are not sacred.             Value is… Continue Reading “Sacred or Valuable?”

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!”

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”