Philosophy

Judgment or Hiding

Posted September 25, 2015 by Duane Covrig

A lot of people fear divine judgment. It is because they have a distorted view of God and what He can do on the way to and through judgment by his work of redemption. There is no option to avoiding … Continue reading

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Family

Three Stories that Frame the Moral Life: God’s, Satan’s, and Yours

Posted September 9, 2014 by Duane Covrig

The following is longer than usual and Adapted from a talk given at Andrews Academy, Sept 9, 2014….   Seniors, Thank you for letting me talk with you on your special day. Your motto “Bene in Christo” is in Latin. … Continue reading

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Philosophy

Judgment or Intoxication: Part 1—Sobering Grace

Posted February 18, 2014 by Duane Covrig

 Legalism and licentiousness are the most common ditches that Christians face in their walk with Jesus. These two concepts test the ability to stay steadfast in the faith. I have experienced both ditches with a fair share of legalism. This … Continue reading

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Philosophy

Moral Gyroscope–Using Haidt’s 6 Moral Foundation Model

Posted February 4, 2014 by Duane Covrig

In 2014, a doctoral student of ours did a wonderful dissertation describing the dynamics of innovation and how leadership works with tensions to create better outcomes, new products, and new ways of doing things. Dr. Eddy Witzel’s work can be … Continue reading

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Philosophy

An Adventist on Catholic Morality–Part 1

Posted December 24, 2013 by Duane Covrig

Some of the most moral people I know are Roman Catholic or were raised Catholic. My mentor at the University of Akron was Roman Catholic. He not only had the highest moral values I have ever seen in a fellow … Continue reading

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Philosophy

Chosen and Sacrificial Love

Posted December 7, 2013 by Duane Covrig

The moral engine, the guiding core, the central ethical kernel of Jesus’ life was love: voluntary love to the Father, and voluntary love to others. Love has been stretched as a word to cover so many topics and emotions that … Continue reading

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