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Coveting: The Socially Acceptable Sin

Date: 02/18/2014

Joshua 7, a sobering chapter deals with sin in the Israelite camp. It begins with a sin committed by Achan, one member of the tribe of Judah. When the Israelites took the city of Jericho as recorded in chapter 6, God tells them not to take anything from the siege. But, Achan disobeys and takes some of the “accursed” things and then lies about it. Not only does he lie, but his entire family ...

Related Topics: Love And Family, Christian Living, Coveting, Dissatisfaction, Wanting More, Martialism

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A New Television Series Explores Contemporary Issues in the Ten Commandments

Date: 01/15/2014

WGN America and he Weinstein Company are joining together to produce "Ten Commandments," a 10-part scripted series that with directors including Gus Van Sant, Lee Daniels, Jim Sheridan, Wes Craven and Michael Cera each taking on a different commandment and giving it a modern day interpretation.  This sounds like an American version of Krzysztof Kieslowski's  The Decalogue .  Looking forward to i ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Entertainment, Michael Cera, Bible, Television, Ten Commandments

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Kick Tush Tuesday: Circa 1963 - 10 Commandments of Permanent Weight Loss

Date: 01/07/2014

Happy 2014, Tushkateers!  How y'all doing?  So far, so good?  Maybe?  For those 60% who are experiencing "The Freeze," is it cold enough for you?  OMG!!!  Just writing about it makes my fingers cold!   Please know that we ( Our Lady of Weight Loss , me and my blooming amaryllis) are sending warm thoughts, and a link to my very funny video , entitled " The Freeze Your Ass Off Diet ...

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UPtv (aka "America's Christmas Channel") offering over 400 hours of holiday-themed progamming

Date: 11/30/2013

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 'Tis the season. Yesterday, I posted my conversation with UP Founder and CEO Charley Humbard about how his network's Top Secret Santa campaign (part of the network's ongoing Uplift Someone initiative) is an attempt to carry forth the values of the channel's programming into real life and action. UP, of c ...

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Are All These Christians' Complaints of Persecution Just So Much Empty Whining?

Date: 10/07/2013

The headlines are alarming: “Catholic-Owned Company Wins Religious Freedom Court Decision,” “Death Toll Rises to 65 in Boko Haram Attack on Students,” “Little Sisters Catholic Charity Victimized By Obamacare,” “Christians Sought Out, Murdered in the Kenyan Mall Massacre,” “Judicial Watch Seeks Reason Why ‘So Help Me God’ Removed From U.S. Air Force Oath.” An Egyptian church burns But the me ...

Related Topics: Blog 140, Discrimination, Persecution, Freedom Of Religion

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How We Turn Anger Into Holiness

Date: 09/27/2013

The Jewish holiday of S ukkot (Tabernacles) just ended. The biblical reading for the holiday contains the famous scene where Moses shatters the tablets containing the Ten Commandments.  This act emanated from his anger at his people’s worshipping of the golden calf. In trying to make sense of this text, the Jewish sages asked a poignant question. What happened to the shattered tablets? Did ...

Related Topics: Blog 347, Faith And Prayer

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"The Price of Fear": Utilizing the iconic actor's own words, author Joel Eisner reflects on the life, career and faith journey of Vincent Price

Date: 08/19/2013

Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The legacy of Vincent Price. On October 25th, it will be exactly 20 years since the legendary film actor Vincent Price from lung cancer at the age of 82. Such is the timing of Joel Eisner 's new book The Price of Fame: The Film Career of Vincent Price , a labor of love for the highly-regarded entertainment histo ...

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MSNBC Host Ed Schultz Thinks I am a Phony Christian (Although he misquotes the Bible and then calls people who disagree with him Phony)

Date: 08/18/2013

Ed Schultz  says anyone who disagrees with Obamacare is a Phony Christian who doesn't want to be his brother's keeper. As the author of Godonomics , where I lay out multiple moral reasons why one might be against Obamacare, let me summarize here.  Let's begin with Schultz's misquoting of the Bible with his reference to being our "brother's keeper." The Bible NEVER advocates being our broth ...

 

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