Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Christian Liberal Education

WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN LIBERAL EDUCATION?  One of the clearest and earliest calls to reinvigorate the idea of a liberal education has come from Francis Schaeffer, who began reminding us in the sixties that God is the Lord of all … Continue reading

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A Liberal Education

One of the greatest accomplishments of western civilization is the concept of a liberal education.  It is one of the many achievements of the modern mentality which is being dismantled by the barbarians of post-modernism.  And it is one of … Continue reading

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Buy More. Pay Less. Let Bangladesh Pay Instead.

In 1959 the Cuban Revolution, led by Fidel Castro, shocked the world. It was the overthrow not just of a government but of an entire economic system: capitalism. It seems the Cuban people were ripe for such a revolution because … Continue reading

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A Poem by Carl Sandburg

I am a follower of Jesus, an Evangelical with a high regard for the Church. My respect for the Church is not necessarily based on what I see in today’s Church or in the long history of the Church. When … Continue reading

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Prayer on a Quiet Day

It is a cloudy day but not really dark, a dampish day but not sodden, cool but not cold, a quiet day but not lifeless. The birds are chirping a bit, reminding us that it is just another day. The … Continue reading

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We Call Her Jane

Her identity is unknown. She died in 1610 in Jamestown Colony when she was about 14 years old. After her death, she was butchered and eaten by the starving colonists during the Starving Time, the winter of 1610. Today it … Continue reading

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Confusion about Global Warming

The last five days of April here in Red Wing were beautiful days with temperatures in the low 70s. Yesterday we didn’t reach 40 and had lots of rain. Today we awakened to ten inches of snow in our yard! … Continue reading

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