Tagged: Worldview

Struggling to speak

I find myself often repeating Jeremiah’s words to God: “Ah, Sovereign LORD, I do not know how to speak.” But while the Old Testament prophet used them as an excuse not to speak, I most often use them as a confession of my speech that...

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Humane punishment – deterrent, cure, or deserts?

For a really good but brief read, check out C.S. Lewis’ classic The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment, in which he discusses why it is inhumane to NOT punish evil-doers with just punishments.  In a nutshell, he says the following: Punishment is not immoral, barbarous, or...

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The Good, The Bad and The Christian

As part of my shift (or forward movement) in my focus, I have several articles that I want to highlight in order to praise and critique the actions of fellow followers of Jesus. I’m not out to judge them as individuals (that’s God’s job and...

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Changing perceptions

I have always enjoyed the written word much more than those that are spoken. I’m much better with the former and have no problem admitting that. (Not sure how much that says for my speaking ability since I am so often misunderstood in my writing.)...

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