Everywhere But Up
Commentary; Given 8/1/2020
Western society is looking to technology, medicine and government for solutions to its seemingly unsolvable problems, looking everywhere but up.
So Far Away
Sermonette; Given 6/6/2020
Joe Baity posited that policies regarding Covid-19 have virtually high-jacked civilization across the face of the earth, and along with the George Floyd protests and …
Rebels With a Cause
'WorldWatch' Article; Posted 6/4/2020
It is not unusual for various groups to protest, but increasingly, we are witnessing frequent, passionate, and violent demonstrations all over the world.
The Blame Game
Commentary; Given 4/11/2020
People revere doctors and technology above God. We are obsessed with negative and fake news, all assigning blame and pointing critical fingers.
Standards
Sermonette; Given 3/21/2020
God commands that we use accurate measurements and just standards. Without Godly standards, we have a world without ethics or morality.
Anticipation
Sermonette; Given 2/8/2020
Joe Baity, reflecting on the lyrics of Carly Simon's song "Anticipation," in which a woman wonders whether the present moment of joy will last into the …
Engage!
Sermonette; Given 12/14/2019
Our daily social interaction has become digital rather than flesh and blood. Social media has divided us into media ghettos. Society has become disengaged.
Unresolved: The Way We Were
Sermonette; Given 10/19/2019
Joe Baity, graphically describing the many life-destroying elements of our current culture, emphatically declares that mankind is destroying itself by rejecting God's …
Focus!
Sermonette; Given 9/21/2019
Joe Baity, drawing an analogy from the function of the camera lens to enable light rays to converge at a specific point, suggests that many spiritual parallels exist. …
Western Disquietude
'WorldWatch' Article; Posted 7/9/2019
The United States and the United Kingdom have for more than two centuries led the world politically, militarily, and economically. Lately, however, especially in the …
The Will To Change
Sermonette; Given 5/25/2019
Like the fable of the scorpion who stings the frog carrying him, our carnal nature is set, causing us to act in destructive ways. Repentance begins with changed thinking.
On the Mend
Sermonette; Given 3/23/2019
As God has designed the physical healing process, God has also designed spiritual healing, requiring that faith, suffering, and healing be part of the same process.
Preempting God
Sermonette; Given 1/26/2019
The purpose of activism is to take matters into one's own hands, often resulting in violence. Moses' slaying of the Egyptian may have been social activism.
Hollywood Horror: Promoting the Spirit of Fear
'WorldWatch' Article; Posted 1/11/2019
The horror movie genre is now a critically acclaimed sector of Hollywood. Horror's upswing at the box office is connected to the culture's state of fear.
Vulnerable
Sermonette; Given 12/29/2018
While we are all different, we are all vulnerable to something, such as fear of deprivation, harm or shame. In response, we all create protective defense mechanisms.
Addicted
Sermonette; Given 10/27/2018
Joe Baity continues his exposition of the epidemic of loneliness and the addictive behavior (drug abuse and other compulsive activities) to which individuals turn to …
Who Am I?
Sermonette; Given 9/26/2018
Joe Baity, focusing upon the shocking epidemic of loneliness which, evidence indicates, afflicts over 42 million adults, maintains that humans have an innate need for …
Misplacing Hope
Sermonette; Given 9/1/2018
Joe Baity, analyzing the futility of misplaced hope (defined as abandoning hope in desperation or placing hope in the wrong things) warns us not to place our trust in …
The Nature of God— What's Love Got To Do With It?
'Ready Answer' Article; Posted 7/12/2018
Culture has so confused the common understanding of love that most people do not know what true, godly love is.
A "Lot" of Credibility
Sermonette; Given 6/30/2018
We need to resist the lure of the world to pitch our tent toward Sodom as Lot did. Love for the world's ways constitutes enmity for God and His law.