A Birthday New Year’s Resolution -or- 101 reasons to celebrate

What a week it’s been! I have 101 reasons to celebrate life right now. Last Friday, my baby girl got married to the love of her life and started that incredible journey called marriage. It was a beautiful wedding, well attended, and pulled off without a hitch. I had the privilege of preaching the charge […]

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The American Crisis, 21st Century style

If you are an American Christian or hold to traditional Judeo-Christian values, and you are paying attention, you must feel as if your faith, your future, your family, and your country are under all-out assault. I know I do. From the Supreme Court doing their bench-legislating best to redefine what the words “family,” “love,” and […]

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Everybody Talks: The head-rattler’s guide to using social media

Everybody talks, but so few have anything to say. There has always been this innate need in humankind for fellowship. God created us to be social creatures. A long time ago, I heard a preacher use the quote, “You were created to worship the glory of God and to fellowship with the God of glory.” […]

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I’m just sayin’ that saying “just sayin'” is overdone

“Just sayin’.” How many times do we hear it in conversation or see it in an email or on social media? “Just sayin’” is the qualifier for all sorts of observations. It is used as a psychological buffer or protective force field against the blow-back that might otherwise be expected to accompany an offensive, derogatory, […]

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Today’s Top 10 Social Media observations | The Greybeard Chronicles

Honesty is not the best policy; it is the only policy. In most cases. Obviously, if your loved one asks your opinion on a new haircut that makes her look like some sort of alien or if she asks how you liked that roast beast you could barely choke down, or whether you like the […]

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A Dubious Anniversary: 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of political correctness

With the election of Bill Clinton in 1992, America ushered in the era of political correctness. “Honest” Abe Lincoln and his impact on public life was swept away in favor of pandering to the whim of ¬†prevailing thought. Sensitivity became more important than integrity. Morals were replaced with mor√©s. Even churches have felt the impact […]

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