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Affluent Christian Investor | December 3, 2020

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Terry Applegate

Terry Applegate

Terry Applegate writes from Utah in the winter and Michigan in the summer. He is CEO of Applegate Insulation, serves on the board for Citizens for Traditional Values, Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association and the European Theological Seminary and is married to Val with three children and four grand-children.

Posts By Terry Applegate

March 29, 2017 |

Should We Keep on Living After We’re ‘Useless’?

How often have you heard that without possessing a certain quality, that life just isn’t worth the living?  This thought seems to have percolated through the culture so deeply as to become part of the warp and woof of … Read More

February 8, 2017 |

How the Modern State is Like the Medieval Church

As part of my governmental (public) education, I was taught that in earlier times the church held great power which it misused in a systematic way to appropriate vast riches.

By accepting indulgences in lieu of good works and in … Read More

December 5, 2016 |

Hypocrisy on the Left

The hypocrisy of the left wing is becoming increasingly stunning.  Liberals’ righteous dismissal of opposing opinions one minute and their feigned devotion for open-mindedness the next is simply too wonderful for words.

Wall Street Journal columnist William McGurn has reported … Read More

November 4, 2016 |

The Reality Party vs. The Unreality Party

American politics has finally and definitively bifurcated into two main camps.  On the one hand normal people who work with things (in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, etc.) are basically still grounded in reality and realize that reality trumps concepts.  These people … Read More

July 18, 2016 |

A Different Era a Different Tyrant

Throughout history man has consistently shown himself beholden to his treasured preconceived ideas. One’s world view is so solidly a part of one’s thinking that it is only the rarest individual who can traverse uncharted cerebral territory without benefit of … Read More

May 11, 2016 |

Three 19th Century Ideas That Need To Die

While our current world is plagued by multiple fallacious ideas, there are three prominent ones that have fueled our furious descent into irrationality and confusion.

First, Sigmund Freud’s idea that sex is the main causative behind all human action & … Read More

October 26, 2015 |

What Sermons SHOULD SAY About Wealth and Poverty

Finding ourselves in the silly season of this run-up to election year we shouldn’t be surprised to be confronted with acerbic and divisive political rhetoric. Seeing that we have a president that is at least a closet – Marxist, it … Read More

September 10, 2015 |

Kim Davis, and Secular American Dhimmitude

The Sanctuary Cities[1] (those cities that have policies in place to not prosecute illegal aliens, flouting federal law) have it right. They understand the Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates. They get the fact that lesser civil governments have not only … Read More

September 2, 2015 |

The Paganization of the Marketplace

Once upon a time, man lived in fear of nature and based his world-view on myths populated with demons and other spirits who were everywhere to be found, ubiquitous in nature. Always fearful and cautious so as to not upset … Read More

July 31, 2015 |

Why Social Justice is a Contradiction

Speaking on the occasion of the creation of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument in California recently, President Obama declared it to be “an issue of social justice.” Well, this was certainly giving a new stretch to an old term. … Read More

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