All but 65+ age groups less likely to own a home than ever before

Here’s another example of how society is being shaped by media headlines. Here’s a graph which was posted in an article about Millennials (people born 1981-1996) using data from the Census Bureau. The headline tells us “Young people are less likely to own a home than ever before. If we look at the purple line (Under…

Political Prudence (Doctrines of an American)

The next part in the Declaration of Independence  is kind of hard to read. Their comma placement can make things difficult. But this next sentence should be read and understood especially in today’s political make up. Prudence, Prudence isn’t a word we use much in today’s society. So let’s just take a moment to understand…

Character … Promises Promises (Doctrine of a Disciple)

In Matthew 5:33-37 we find Jesus speaking about swearing and oaths. 33 “Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘Do not break your oath, but fulfill to the Lord the vows you have made.’ 34 But I tell you, do not swear an oath at all: either by heaven, for it is God’s throne; 35 or…

A Doctrine of a Disciple

This will be updated as I progress through scripture looking at what Jesus said and did. Basically, it’s compiling a listing of Christian Disciple Doctrines – Christian – meaning Christ Follower. I changed this after listening to a message by Andy Stanley, “Christian: Overview”. “Disciple” is an intimidating word because it’s concrete. It means a learner, pupil,…

Sabbath (Doctrine of a Disciple)

We read a little bit ago where Jesus was at his hometown synagogue on the Sabbath day. Now we come upon Matthew 4:23 where he is teaching in a synagogue. So let’s explore this a bit more. You can see some scriptures references to Him in a synagogue here or regarding the Sabbath here. What…

Half Educated Strike Again

This is ridiculous and probably not something to laugh about. However, pardon me as I did get a little chuckle out of this. I’m talking about the ESPN reporter named Robert Lee who has been switched out of announcing a game at the University of Virginia (UVA) because of his name. Let’s reason this out…