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I Don't Drink The Kool-Aid. For Anybody.

The Difference Between Saying True Things and Telling the Truth

By Byron / August 5, 2013 /

I hate to use Joel Osteen again to make a point–OK, “hate” is a strong word–but it was in the context of a discussion about Dear Joel that I came to think the thought that I post now; to wit, that there is a difference between saying true things and telling the truth. Now this…

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More Wisdom from a Dead Guy: Richard Niebuhr on "Osteenism"

By Byron / September 3, 2012 /

Whenever I see a book referred to repeatedly by other authors I’m reading, I’m usually intrigued to read it for myself. This had yielded mixed results: the book Idols for Destruction, by Herbert Schlossberg, is one such book; after seeing it referenced in so many things I was reading a few years back, I read…

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Which Would You Rather Listen to???

By Paul Oyler / April 22, 2009 /

This “preacher”… Or this one?

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