The Virtuous Life

Nothing is more important to individuals or nations than the practice of virtue. The fact that the word seems outdated and foreign to us shows how far we have fallen from its power and beauty.

To navigate the coming new world and its challenges, we must return to the primacy of virtue.

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God’s Walls of Sexual Blessing

When I was young, I traveled around the world in missions looking for a wife then returned to my hometown (briefly) and met her–in a revival.

That’s a great place to find a bride. Honesty, transparency, and brokenness are great foundations upon which to base a marriage.

Our courtship also involved Valentine’s Day–which is Friday this week.

Here’s our story—and the truth about God’s walls of sexual blessing.

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A Proverb a Day Keeps Sin Away

This week we celebrate the life and legacy of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. I never knew Bush the Elder on a personal level, but met him during the 1980’s. President Bush was an honorable man who served his family and country faithfully.

When I think of him, the character qualities of humility, loyalty and civility come to mind. These and many other traits are marvelously expounded in the Bible’s “Wisdom Book”–Proverbs.

If “imitation is the greatest form of admiration,” then we would do well to follow our former president’s example by re-discovering the moral power of the book of Proverbs.

After all, a proverb a day keeps sin away.

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