Tag Archives: political correctness

Can I say that? Oops, I just did!

I’ve never been content with repetitive religion that seems to stay at the same level every week. Give me ever increasing fire. When political parties are polarized and continually threatening each other, democracy declines into a mudslinging tug-of-war. Freedom of … Continue reading

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The separation of church and hate

The separation of church and hate (and/or political-correctness-warriors and hate) requires speaking the truth in love.  Hate is not based on truth. It is built on deception, denial, disappointment, dishonesty, misunderstanding, pride, prejudice, anger, hurt, impulse, irrationality, and/or insecurity. Speaking … Continue reading

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Say what? A PC monopoly or BC Spirit-prompting?

Why not step out of political correctness* and into Beyond Church*? * PC is “saying what society says to say.” * BC is “saying what the Holy Spirit says to say.” Our 21st Century concept of PC was actually predicted … Continue reading

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When 5 Judges’ Opinion Can Villanize Those Who Disagree

When political correctness pushes freedom of speech into the closet and people are harshly judged for speaking up about ethical standards and bullied into silence; when commitment to conscience is coerced into conformity to culture’s compulsive cravings and harshly called … Continue reading

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America’s City Named For Trusting Christ

Living during a time period that persistently promotes political correctness and considers the sincere mention of Christianity to be one of its few remaining taboos, perhaps we should think about the city named for trusting Christ — Santa Fe, New … Continue reading

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Political Correctness vs. Participatory Church (2 PCs)

Political correctness tries to intimidate and to coerce people to accept its views on social issues.  Participatory church encourages people to follow their conscience and to obey the voice of God. Political correctness tries to make people say things that … Continue reading

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Church is Like Breathing (& Other Free Flowing Ideas)

A church meeting is like breathing: 1) Someone can program and control it; or 2) People can let go and let it flow. What would happen if a group of believers would begin to gather, not merely to sing and … Continue reading

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