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Category: Faith

How To Oppose Tyranny: Be The Alternative- Studying 1 Peter

In this post we will study the First Letter Of Peter in the Bible’s New Testament. This gives us a blueprint to oppose tyranny and corruption in our time. Peter was one of Jesus’ original disciples, and led the early Christian movement after Jesus’ ascension. Christians were persecuted by other religious sects, and eventually the Roman empire, and Peter’s letter gives them advice for enduring that persecution. Christians were not to violently fight back, but resist indirectly, by showing the world an alternative way of living.

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How To Fight Corruption: The Fake Confidence Of Narcissists VS The Real Confidence In Yourself

This YouTube video by DoctorRamani discusses narcissists and how they seize power in organizations, families, and other groups. She refers to the old saying, “in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.” In this sense, normal people are modest and admit to the limits of their knowledge, but narcissists are so good at feigning expertise, they convince others to trust their leadership.

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What Can We Do About Injustice? Studying The Book Of Habakkuk

In this post we will look at the Book of Habakkuk in the Bible, to learn what we can do about injustice in our time and all other generations. The prophet Habakkuk lived during the final decades of Israel’s southern kingdom, when its leaders had gone corrupt. The following video by BibleProject analyzes the book and Habakkuk’s conversation with God. We see that God moves certain people to act, on his own schedule, and other people can navigate the troubled times by living by faith.

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The Truth About Political Polarization: Studying The Book Of Jonah

In this post we will study the book of Jonah in the Bible, and apply it to modern political polarization. The truth is, the people we have been conditioned to think are our opponents are probably well-intentioned. The police are not our enemies, and neither are liberals, conservatives, atheists, religious folk, corporate employees, YouTubers, school faculties, or capitalists. The real enemies of the people are false pride, and the systems set up by insidious individuals.

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I'm Nate Houstman

I'm a blogger, podcaster, and web design and business consultant. Economic freedom is my mission, so I talk about money, entrepreneurship, and I expose the corruption in the financial system.

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