Evangelical Christians, You Flunked Your Own Litmus Test – A Letter to My Conservative, Christian Friends

By Warren Holleman

In the Baptist church where I was raised, we learned to judge a person’s character based on Jesus’ simple instruction: “By their fruits ye shall know them.” The Apostle Paul spelled out for us just what those “fruits of the spirit” should be: “Love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.”

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Do You Suffer from Technology Stress?

IMG_0040 (1)by Warren Holleman

Do you use electronic devices as an occasional convenience, or are you attached and addicted to them?

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North Carolina Hires 217,812 “Anatomy Inspectors” to Enforce State’s New Bathroom Bill

By Warren Holleman

In the jargon-laden world that is HR (Human Resources), it’s not unusual for one acronym to serve multiple purposes. When a business executive lists “ED” beside his name, it’s never clear whether he’s an “Executive Director,” a “Doctor of Education,” or, simply letting you know he has erectile dysfunction. A younger executive using the term “PC” could be talking about anything from personal computers to political correctness. But her old-school counterparts might incorrectly assume she’s calling out a “privileged character.” Or ordering a sandwich (pimento cheese).

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Warning! New Year’s Resolutions May Be Hazardous to Your Health

by Warren Holleman

When we make big changes in our lives–or try to make big changes–they can be like this sunset I saw last week, as I was walking to my car at the end of the workday. The Texas sky looked like it was on fire. I couldn’t decide if it was beautiful or eerie, alluring or scary, an exciting omen or the dusk of doom.

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Things That Are Evil

By Warren Holleman
Originally posted November 19, 2015. Revised and updated periodically since then.

When I hear this phrase, the first things I think of are unmitigatingly evil people: Hitler, Stalin, Slobodan Milošević, Osama bin Laden. And, unmitigatingly evil groups of people: the Nazis, the Khmer Rouge, Boko Haram, ISIS.

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