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October 2, 2011 by


From their actual arguments, rather than their self-description, most paleo-libertarians who argue for a highly-devolved government and stronger churches are actually pushing for a theocracy. They acknowledge that someone will have to govern and we can’t just leave everyone to starve, but they are arguing for that power to go to the Church, rather than […]

News Roundup

October 2, 2011 by


Most of the news this week was economic, but there was plenty of that to go around. BOA and now Citigroup are instating a $5/month debit card fee, which applies as soon as the card is used once per month. This is a fee targeting the less-wealthy, who don’t have credit cards or are attempting […]

The Blogosphere vs. The Real World

October 2, 2011 by


Sometimes as discussions unfold on this blog and on others I read, I wonder how much real, interactive contact people in the blogosphere have with Christians and others who live differently than we do. One of the reasons I enjoy this arena is precisely because it’s one of the few places I can connect with […]

Job 1-5

October 2, 2011 by


(Based upon the ESV chronological Bible reading plan.) Job 1 Job’s Character and Wealth 1There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. 2There were born to him seven sons and three daughters. 3He possessed […]