Articles by The Stand

Repentant or Remorseful?

Remorse can lead to a change of behavior for the express purpose of avoiding consequences, while repentance leads to a change of heart. Remorse is externally focused while repentance deals with an internal change.



A City Set on a Hill

The problem is not that Americans don’t care about morality, but that they are conflicted over which morality to choose. The heart of our culture’s moral crisis seems to be rooted, not in apathy, but moral ambivalence. 





Now Lego is Loud and Proud!

Lego recently announced its launch of a rainbow-colored building block set available June 1 – just in time for Gay Pride Month.

Lego has created its first LGBTQ toy that glorifies gender inclusivity and ignores one’s biological sex. This 346-piece set includes a rainbow-colored background and figures of each color. There is even a purple drag queen figure, according to Matthew Ashton, the designer of the set.


No Time for Drifting

If you and I are not careful, we can navigate through life that way. We can simply glide along, marking things off our to-do list with little thought about what’s eternally important. We lose sight of the fact that with each tick of the clock we’re advancing to a point of definite conclusion.