Back in 1966, the hit musical “Mame” was on Broadway. In the play, Mame loses her fortune in the Wall Street crash and decides that the best thing they can do to raise the family’s spirits is to have Christmas come immediately even though the scene takes place a week after Thanksgiving.
Making that point she sings…
“Haul out the holly
Put up the tree before my spirit falls again
Fill up the stocking
We may be rushing things, but deck the halls again now
For...

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. --That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed…”

These are the first few lines of the second paragraph of the declaration of Independence. Notice that the government derives its “just...

In this article I want to discuss the way we express our political opinions in conversation and through social media. Recently, the President of BIOLA University, Dr. Barry Corey, reminded the readers of the alumni magazine that in this political season it is easy to get carried away with our opinions and viewpoints, to the degree that we may do damage to our relationships and hurt our Christian testimony.

He reminded us that in Jesus you have a ‘love your enemies” attitude that is...

I was struck the other day by the force of the words in Micah 6…

Mic 6:6-8

6 With what shall I come before the LORD and bow down before the exalted God?

… Shall I offer my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?

He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you?

To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”

Realize with me that the word...

In this article I want to discuss the way we express our political opinions in conversation and through social media. Recently, the President of BIOLA University, Dr. Barry Corey, reminded the readers of the alumni magazine that in this political season it is easy to get carried away with our opinions and viewpoints, to the degree that we may do damage to our relationships and hurt our Christian testimony.

He reminded us that in Jesus you have a ‘love your enemies” attitude that is...