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Ageism in Reverse

by Phil in Health & Fitness

I’ll never forget that day. I was speaking with a guy who was proudly accounting the details of his efforts to lose weight. We’d just met, so he had no idea that [...]
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    Defense against Offense – Scripture on Offending Others

    For years, I was taught offending other people is sinful, citing verses like Romans 14:21 and 2 Corinthians 6:3. I learned Christians are supposed to be each others' morality police; if the herd says we should or shouldn't do something because they like it or don't, we should obey so we do not sin by offending their sensibilities. [...]
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    Biblical Modesty and Vain Modesty

    As a culture influenced by a narrow (and frankly misogynist) interpretation of Scripture’s mandates for modesty, we have really lost sight of what biblical modesty means. [...]
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    5 Mandates for Marital Masturbation

    While the Bible doesn’t seem to address the topic of masturbation clearly, the very nature of masturbation makes it dangerous territory for a married Christian. [...]

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