Tag Archives: The Ten Commandments

How To Waste Your Life and How To Stop

What Do You Want?  May is the month for commencement addresses. All over the country scholars, politicians, celebrities, teachers, and people considered to have something to say will stand up in front of graduating High School and College students to give … Continue reading

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What is Language For?

How We Are Once upon a time, two researchers named Richard Nisbett (a professor at the University of Michigan) and Tim Wilson (a professor at the University of Virginia) set up camp at their local mall and laid out four … Continue reading

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The Insecure Grasp of Justin Bieber and the Need to be Rich to God

Four Major Stories This Week Ukrainian Conflict with Russia China’s conflict with Vietnam over drilling rights Abduction of school girls in Nigeria Antarctic Ice Shelf is irreparably melting All four stories could be understood as violations of the command “You … Continue reading

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What Is Marriage For?

What is Marriage for? The marriage question has been front and center in church and society debates at least since the 60s. Same sex marriage is only the most recent debate but before it were questions about divorce, remarriage, pre-marital … Continue reading

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Murder and the Cost of Love

The Murder of Laci Peterson Why did the story of the murder of Laci Peterson catch the nation’s interest a decade ago? I think it had to do with the fact that they were nice looking, white, middle class, educated … Continue reading

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The Ten Commandments Sermon Series

Introduction: God Makes a Public Appearance You Shall Have No Other Gods Before Me You Shall Not Make For Yourself A Graven Image You Shall Not Take the Name of the LORD in Vain Honor the Sabbath Day and Keep … Continue reading

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Jesus Redeems Even “Divine Child Abuse”: How Unworthy Parents are Redeemed

The Need for Parents In an attempt to increase the “human capital” of his country in 1966 Nicolae Ceausescu initiated a government enforced effort a population growth.  Romania’s leader from 1965 to 1989, banned contraception and abortions and imposed a … Continue reading

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