Browsing Archive: July, 2012

When to Be a Tattletale?

Posted by Jerry Miller on Friday, July 27, 2012,
A few weeks ago I wrote a column about small towns and not gossiping.  This led to a conversation with my wife about children and tattling.  We do not want our children to be know as tattletales, but we do want them to report evil behavior.  Many of the “bad guys” also realize children do not want to be know as tattle tales and they use that to their advantage, thus they are often able to convince children to cover up evil deeds that are done to them.  Some of the most evil among them eve...
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Do Not Oppress the Poor

Posted by Jerry Miller on Friday, July 13, 2012,
There is an old saying that advises not to discuss religion or politics, yet here I am writing articles that always have some sort of religious message in them.  Often within a religious discussion, politics also come up.  “Social issues” are obviously part of politics, but even economic issues have a religious component to them.
Though liberals and conservative Christians differ strongly on political issues, they share a common concern for the poor, or at least they say they do.  The dif...
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