Category: Bob Walters

Bob Walters

Opinion: Some people don’t get It

To me it is the most confounding of divine mysteries. I can make lists all day long about what blocks people from faith in Christ, but I cannot come up with one convincing answer...

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Column: Some things don’t change

Change is a desired and celebrated component of Christian life. “Things that don’t change are dead,” the saying goes.  A rich, consequential Christian life necessarily will be filled with change – new challenges, new...

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Column: About those unalienable rights

“…endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights …” – Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence, July 1776 “Rights” sure have been in the news a lot lately. “Rights” are steadfast and assumed. “Rights”...

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Column: Thinking like a Christian

The Bible tells us – plainly – that the New Covenant of Jesus Christ is founded in love, grace and faith. That’s the New Testament. That’s Christianity. We are to focus on God and...

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Column: Lost without a compass

Our society tends to worry about the wrong things because it no longer is very good at diagnosing humanity’s most basic problems. For 50 years America has systematically thrown public money at private problems...

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Column: The only thing Jesus ever was

We Christians believe Jesus is everything: life, love, joy, truth, knowledge and good. He is trustworthy, challenging and unchangeable. He is yesterday, today, tomorrow and forever. Jesus is fully God and fully man. He...

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Column: Worthy opposition

We all wonder if we are “worthy.” That’s easy … we’re not. But still, consider for a moment the space “worthiness” occupies in Christian teaching. We encounter “worthiness” in sermons, scripture and hymns. “Are...

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Column: God and Country and the Indy 500

“America, America, God shed his grace on thee …” – America the Beautiful, verses 1,2,3,4 Say what you will about the Indianapolis 500 as cultural theater – good or bad. It has to be...

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Column: Defining Moments

What’s the defining moment in your life? Do you have one? I’ve just celebrated my 60th birthday and can remember plenty of big moments, but not an exclusive, explains-it-all “defining” moment. Life is a...

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Column: Abortion, Benhams and Bullying

Christians aren’t necessarily here to argue. Our primary mission is to shine God’s glory, love and light on Jesus Christ for the whole world to see. But God help us all, humans love to...