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Angry Birds - a Christian philosophy of entertainment

Guest Post: Christian Philosophy of Entertainment

What does a proper philosophy of entertainment look like, especially for a Christian? Does it mean we can’t play Angry Birds?

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John Peter Muhlenberg

The Church: A Regiment Gone AWOL

The unsung heroes of the American revolution were the colonial pastors. Without them, it’s safe to say that we would never have won our independence. According to The American Quarterly Register (1833), “As a body of men, the clergy were pre-eminent in their attachment to liberty. The pulpits of the land rang with the notes […]

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St. John's Church

Is your life more valuable than liberty?

236 years ago today, Patrick Henry delivered his famous “Liberty or Death” speech at the second Virginia Convention. The interesting thing about this speech – his most famous one – is that it was totally unplanned. He had no notes, no rehearsed phrases or planned anecdotes. Nothing but a heart and mind on fire for […]

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True Peace….on Earth (Part Two)

Click here to read part one. Peace. Our society longs for it. The question is, on whose terms do they want it? The lack of peace between individuals, families, and nations comes from the fighting of two kings for mastery over the earth….and the hearts of men. One king is Satan, described by Scripture as […]

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True Peace….on Earth (Part One)

One of the most annoying aspects of liberal culture to me is the ever present “peace sign”, world peace bumper stickers, and the “why can’t we just all get along” attitude that pervades society. The reason this is so annoying is because you can’t even have peace in a small group, let alone the world, […]

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Abigail, Josiah, and Samuel with Georgia, the dog we adopted from the animal shelter.

Thou shalt not kill….the animals?

At our County Council meeting last night we heard an empathetic, passionate appeal to the audience’s emotions as the members of the local Humane Society pled to have a Standard Operating Procedure adopted at the local animal shelter – because “too many animals are being killed.” Words like “killed”, “euthanized”, “uncivilized”, “inhumane”, and even “holocaust” […]

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