Growing up, Kool-Aid was a welcome refreshment on hot summer afternoons. Television commercials touted this 1950s version of an energy drink for the fun it provided, the ease of mixing it, and its mom-loving low cost. Years later, I realized the sugar content of all soft drinks, including Kool-Aid, served as a shortcut to the … Continue reading Don’t Drink The Kool-Aid
“Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” (Psalm 90:12) The Psalmist reminds us that our days in these earthly bodies are numbered. How exactly do we “number our days?” For me, seasonal changes are a time for reflection. It’s the Fall of 2021, and here in the American … Continue reading The Years That End in One
Is it possible to sugarcoat evil? To normalize the reprehensible? To rationalize doing immoral things? Apparently, in today’s culture, the answer is “yes.” Axis is a Christian-based media organization aimed at helping parents navigate the cultural changes that impact teens. They have a periodic email called “Culture Translation” that sums up current cultural trends. It’s … Continue reading Ethical Ways of Viewing Porn?