The crude and rude of society

Culture Watch Wednesday

This past Saturday, as I finished the last chapter of a book I have been waiting to read for months, I was saddened by the crudeness and rudeness of our American society. The fact that the book that I had just finished reading was a book written by a Christian who was describing her experiences […]

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Culture Watch Wednesday

Recently I was watching a television show with my family. One commercial that ran during the show featured a man and his family whose car broke down in the desert. He tried to call for immediate help to no avail. Instead his mother appears on the phone explaining that she is sixth in line to […]

Disposable

Culture Watch Wednesday

My husband and I were recently discussing trends and changes in our culture and how God is perceived in the midst of them.  He shared with me about a book he was reading, No Place for Truth, which speaks to a trend that is rampant today even though the book was written in the early […]

Social ME-dia

Culture Watch Wednesday

When social media websites became part of our everyday existence a few years ago, I thought they were a great means to keep up with friends who are literally all over the world. However, it has been observed that over the last couple of years, users have taken the “ME” in media to new levels. […]

Who are you imitating?

Culture Watch Wednesday

Role models—We all have them.  There is someone (or maybe a few people) that has influenced our lives or inspired us to live differently.  This person is sometimes very close to us—a family member or a teacher or coach.  Other times we may look to people we do not personally know at all such as […]