Resources to Learn About And Act Against Human Trafficking

Last evening CSF took a night off from our usual meeting to attend a Human Trafficking Awareness Month event.  As a group we visited another local college where we took part in an event called Walk in a Victim's Shoes.  The goal of this event is to help participants get a bit of a feel … Continue reading Resources to Learn About And Act Against Human Trafficking

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Everyone Compromise With Culture…so Be Humble

I've read many times that Christians who support gay marriage are compromising with culture.  This post is not about whether such an accusation is true or not.  What is intriguing to me is that those who make such an accusation often do not realize the ways they themselves have compromised with culture. This was apparent … Continue reading Everyone Compromise With Culture…so Be Humble

The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade

For the last year I have been listening to Hardcore History's podcast on World War I.  It has been fascinating and educational.  I never realized how absolutely awful World War I was, nor do I think I took seriously how much the world changed.  Really, our modern world was born in World War I.  Most … Continue reading The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade

Weekly Word – Some Lessons from the Story of Ruth

Weekly Word is a weekly Friday devotional geared towards the college students at PSU Berks.  But hopefully anyone else who stumbles across it finds something helpful. This semester on campus our theme for Thursday nights is The Bible You Never Knew: Secondary Characters Who Matter.  I am hoping to investigate the lives of some less … Continue reading Weekly Word – Some Lessons from the Story of Ruth

My Opinion on Muslim Call To Prayer at Duke University

Last week Duke University was going to begin sounding the Muslim call to prayer each Friday before a few prominent Christians (Franklin Graham) spoke out against it.  Duke's goal seemed to be to make their campus more welcoming to the diverse students who go there.  The same chapel sounds bells on Sunday to announce the … Continue reading My Opinion on Muslim Call To Prayer at Duke University

Weekly Word – Jan 16 – Stories from the Margins

Weekly Word is a weekly Friday devotional geared towards the college students at PSU Berks.  But hopefully anyone else who stumbles across it finds something helpful. When I watch movies, I am often intrigued by minor characters.  They show up on screen so briefly, perhaps making a major contribution to the story, and then disappear. … Continue reading Weekly Word – Jan 16 – Stories from the Margins

Two Types of People – Those Who Think they Know Something and Those who Know they Know Nothing

Near the end of his novel The Idiot, Russian novelist Dostoyevsky reflects on two sorts of common people.  First there are common people who possess limited intellect:  To a commonplace man of limited intellect, for instance, nothing is simpler than to imagine himself an original character, and to revel in that belief without the slightest … Continue reading Two Types of People – Those Who Think they Know Something and Those who Know they Know Nothing