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Adiaphorocracy

The 2007 movie Idiocracy isn’t for everyone. Especially for children. Please don’t queue up the DVD in the Sunday School room. It’s even more inappropriate for children than Veggie Tales. If you are easily offended by crude language, it is not for you. But in the case of this film, the crudeness is necessary, as it is a satire upon the increasing crassness of our culture.

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The Roman Rite of Degradation

Our God is a God of order and not chaos. He brings form and substance to that which is formless and void. He is not vague. He does not leave things to our imagination. He is clear. It is the serpent who is crafty and seeks to deceive. He is the one who asks “Did God really say?” And when we allow men simply to resign instead of being publicly removed, we are the voice not of God’s mercy, but of the serpent’s deceit.

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