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Mountain Village, Philippines

Several of the younger generation (mostly guys in teens and 20s) at our congregation routinely visit villages and small churches up in the mountains. The places they go are only accessible by motorcycle and on foot. For some of their routes they leave their motorcycles at the last village accessible by trail and then walk […]

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Saving the West

“One of the leading philosophers of our time says Western culture will have to be handed down outside the ivory towers and college lecture halls – and he has strong reason to believe that its promulgators will be successful.”   The whole article is worth reading. http://blog.acton.org/archives/104156-sir-roger-scruton-how-to-preserve-freedom-in-the-west.html   There are many ways to rage against […]

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Culture stuff

Asked Korean friends to define pittakkage- 삐딱하게- which is most often translated as crooked but via context means something much different than the usage in ‘there was a crooked man who walked a crooked mile.’ So they tried to demonstrate with a series of charades. They showed somebody sitting in church and crossing their legs. […]

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Current events

Grievance study: Writers Behind ‘Grievance Studies Scandal’ Address Criticisms   The Grievance Studies Scandal: Five Academics Respond https://www.dailywire.com/news/36645/scholars-publish-absurd-gender-studies-papers-ashe-schow Moral panics: https://www.dailywire.com/news/36493/5-signs-youre-midst-moral-panic-ashe-schow   Media dereliction of duty: Media Mangles Its Duty to Question Ford Susan Collins’ speech on Senater floor: why she will vote yes on Kavanaugh:

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Slang and Yearbooks and other stuff Kavanaugh

Before the Ford allegations and their weaker imitations, Democrats were insisting that Zina Bash was a white supremacist because of the way she held her hands during one of the confirmation hearings, and for making the ‘ok, got it’ signal to somebody during a conversation a day later. Kavanaugh was accused of deliberately snubbing a […]

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