Posts Tagged ‘fear’

I am a Crood

Last Friday was “Boy’s Day Off.”  For those not familiar with that term (meaning those not living my house) “Boy’s Day Off” is when my day off becomes a day of bonding with my boys, Gideon and Josiah.  Typically that means going to our nearest town of size, Salina.  And sometimes it means doing something […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on April 22nd, 2013 under Movie Reviews Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  8 Comments

Juan Williams: a bigot or a human?

The second commandment says, “You shall not misuse the name of the Lord, your God.” We pray “Hallowed be thy name.” This is the point of both: Whatever individuals who bear God’s name do will ultimately influence how people view the true God and the faith founded around Him. And so, when we do acts […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on October 21st, 2010 under News Clippings, Politics, Theology and Practice Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  1 Comment

The Barns We Build: Christians and Insurance

There was time when insurance was looked upon by Lutherans about as favorably as holding a high stakes poker game in the sanctuary.  And now there is Thrivent (a Lutheran fraternal insurance company for those reading outside the Lutheran circle), a behemoth of an insurance company with mostly Lutheran clientele.   It is another one of […]

Posted by Philip Hoppe on August 2nd, 2010 under Theology and Practice Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  5 Comments