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How Should a Lady Interact with Strangers?

September 2, 2013 by


This discussion has been tippy-toed ’round more times than I can count, but since TC is a quiet place these days, I thought (with the permission of the lovely editrixes) that we might have a chat about this. Considerations: 1) It is apparent that the smile of a lady is a valuable thing, lightening many […]

Is it a matter of taste?

July 28, 2013 by


I am a member of (and an intern in) a church of approximately 3000. That sounds pretty impressive, until you realize that there are half a million people who live within a 30 minute drive. We have a lot of baby Christians at our church. Our outreach pastor goes down and chats the gangbangers up […]

Multi-Tasking Churches Substitute “Ministry” For Souls

July 25, 2013 by


I wondered last week why the church seems to be so full of people who don’t really believe. That’s a strong statement to make, I know. However, as I was one of those people for the first quarter century of my life, I know of what I speak. That this is the case tells me […]

Christians and virtue

July 24, 2013 by

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Order of Operations

July 24, 2013 by


The paradigm in Christendom for the past thousand years has been to make folks have a “Christian” life on the outside in order to encourage them to accept Christ on the inside. I’m going to be silent on the efficacy of that approach – I’m not God, and He’s the judge. However, excepting a brave […]

Just do it.

July 16, 2013 by


My husband indulges my Internet commentary and philosophizing, but it’s just not his thing. He often notes that if people lived the truths they already know rather than pretending to dig for deeper truth, the world would be a much more sane place. Simple, common sense words but very profound, no? At the end of […]

Sola fide

July 3, 2013 by