Tag Archives: Idolatry

The Most Dangerous Animal

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It’s back.  It’s time for America’s annual mid-summer obsession with sharks.  NatGeo’s Sharkfest, a four-week celebration of the fearsome eating machines, kicked off two nights ago.  The Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, which begins on July 24, is now the longest-running cable television programming event in history.  This will be the hit show’s 35th consecutive summer. It can be argued that our country has… Read more »

The Rich Young Ruler

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In the Bible’s four biographies of Jesus – the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John – exactly one person declines his invitation to “follow me.” What could possibly be so powerful or insidious that it would compel someone to walk away from the chance of a lifetime? That would be money.  We should pay close attention.  The Gospels describe… Read more »