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One of the world’s leading fashion designers was quoted in The New York Times as saying, “I hate ugly people. Very depressing.” Well, if you look anything like me you almost feel you should apologize to the poor little petal: “Dear Mr. Fashion Designer, I really am so sorry to be a cause of mental […] Read More

Focus on your image because image is everything. Those words, or at least words to that effect, were the caption of a famous ad several years ago. I remember being taken aback by its crass and shallow message, but not many people reacted, perhaps because the caption is so true to our time. We are […] Read More

(RNS) Many Muslim Americans had hoped that the death of Osama bin Laden would improve their image among other Americans, but according to a new survey, just the opposite has happened. Rather than being mollified, anti-Muslim sentiment has intensified since Navy Seals killed the al-Qaida leader in a May 1 raid in Pakistan, according to […] Read More

An Image of Example

Sermon delivered by Joel Snider, pastor of First Baptist Church in Rome, G.A., on Mar. 29 2009. 1 John 2: 3-6 How long has it been since you have seen anything that had “WWJD” on it? That was really popular ten or fifteen years ago. There were bracelets, T-shirts, and bumper stickers. When was the last time you […] Read More