Monthly Archives: April 2012

Survivor and the American Church Pt. 3

A good enemy exploits the weaknesses of his prey.  The weaknesses that Mike Breen has identified in the American church are: CELEBRITY, CONSUMERISM and COMPETITION.  One sure way to be voted off the island on Survivor—to lose your place on … Continue reading

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Survivor and the American Church Pt. 2

The enemy of the church identified in yesterday’s post was CELEBRITY.  The second enemy in Mike Breen’s list of three is CONSUMERISM. Consider how this attitude has infiltrated and weakened the American church. CONSUMERISM We live in a culture that … Continue reading

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Survivor and the American Church- Pt.1

The 24th season of Survivor premiered on Feb. 15, 2012.  America has not tired of watching contestants struggle and strain to outwit, outplay and outlast each other in the hope of winning 1 million dollars. In every season successful contestants … Continue reading

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Groupon and Torture Porn

When my friends and I share Groupon recommendations through Facebook,  it is usually for things like 2 for 1 entrees at a nearby restaurant, a vase of flowers or a cheap teeth whitening treatment.  I was stunned and disgusted to … Continue reading

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World Malaria Day 2012

For half the world, a simple mosquito bite can have deadly consequences: Every year, malaria kills approximately 655,000 people, mostly pregnant women and children under the age of five. We can stop this. Since 2000, malaria deaths have been reduced … Continue reading

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