Unleavened Brett

Brett’s Friday blog.

When it comes to men, what do women want?

Some years ago, I surveyed our church on what they seek in the opposite sex. In last week’s blog I covered what men seek in a woman, so it’s time to find out what the ladies want. Of course, every

When it comes to women, what do men want?

Did you celebrate Valentine’s Day earlier this week? Some couples make a big deal out of this Hallmark holiday. Others choose to downplay or forego it altogether. And some don’t celebrate it because they’re not coupled up, either by choice

Will you be betting on the Super Bowl?

This Sunday’s Super Bowl is expected to be the biggest sports betting event in the nation’s history, hosted in the world’s gambling Mecca of Las Vegas. It’s reported that some 68 million Americans will bet about $23 billion–a new record

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Am I concerned or worried?

We know worry is bad for us. It’s unhealthy, tying knots in our stomachs & kinks in our backs. Many stay awake at night tossing & turning, developing headaches, ulcers, & high blood pressure. Others stew while sweating, pacing, &

Why is church good for you?

In our current church message series, “Good for You,” we’ve been exploring biblical principles for better living. We seem to be in a high-stress time of negative emotions & mental health struggles. A number of factors have converged in the

Is assisted suicide coming here?

Why am I pro-life? Because killing innocent people is wrong. Whether aborting a newly conceived baby in the womb or assisting a terminally ill elderly person with suicide, murder should be unthinkable. If someone wants to commit suicide, that’s wrong

We’ll be ready for whatever comes

Though we don’t know what lies ahead in this new year, & we anticipate the wide range of possibilities, Christians should be neither overly pessimistic nor optimistic. What’s going on in American society is neither normal nor OK. But we

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What’s the best thing you can do this year?

To change the way you act, you gotta’ change the way you think; to change the way you think, you gotta’ change what you think about. Making the Bible a daily part of your lifestyle will change your life like

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Hulk Hogan, Jelly Roll, Kid Rock, Blac Chyna…Really?

Some celebrities that you’d never expect to become Christians posted about their conversions & baptisms in the past year. We saw TV reality star Kat Von D leave her occult lifestyle to become a Christ follower back in October (I

Was the star of Bethlehem miraculous?

At some point around the time of Jesus’ birth, a special star shone in the sky. Wise Men from the East showed up in Jerusalem to inquire: “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we

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Should we keep Christ in Christmas?

Have you ever heard of the “Lemon test?” It’s been a part of American jurisprudence since 1971 when the Supreme Court designed it as a way to deal with cases about the government’s involvement in religious speech. The Lemon test

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Today I turn 60

1963 was a pivot year of social & cultural upheaval in some of the most turbulent times especially with two monumental events. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington & “I Have a Dream” speech played a crucial role in