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WHY BE NORMAL? Marriage

October 14, 2012Randy Christian

The difference between the world and the church on the subject of marriage is so great today that the first thing a preacher has to do is define what marriage is. The temptation to go with the world’s definition—and its attitudes and practices—is huge. But the world’s success rate isn’t very inspiring. Are we any different?

WHY BE NORMAL? Medication

September 30, 2012Randy Christian

Medicine isn’t a bad thing—unless we misuse it. But the temptation to do that can be overwhelming! If one pill makes me feel better, three will be great! Right? And what about other kinds of “medicine”? Alcohol? “Recreational” drugs? Gambling? Gaming? Movies? TV? Food? The world is full of medicine—and attitudes on how we should use it. Should Christians buy into these attitudes?