I read a commentary recently regarding ISIS, the recent attacks in Paris, and San Bernardino, CA. The author drew a moral equivalent between what he referred to as radical Muslims and radical Christians, referencing the KKK and abortion clinic bombers as radical Christians along side the likes of the jihadists. Though he condemned acts of violence from both […]Read More Who is the radical after all?
I wanted to write something here about the rainbow. I logged into my WordPress account to write, only to be confronted yet again by a rainbow: Even WordPress is on board with the rainbow theme. I went to the Chase ATM the other day and was greeted by a rainbow and the reminder that “it’s […]Read More The Rainbow
One cause of misery and vice is always present with us in the greed and pride of men, but at certain periods in history this is greatly increased by the temporary prevalence of some false philosophy. Correct thinking will not make good men of bad ones; but a purely theoretical error may remove ordinary checks […]Read More The Poison of Subjectivism , by C.S. Lewis
Recently, I was invited to attend the Long Term Recovery Group for the Carleton Complex Fires of 2014.* That meeting was very difficult, as our friends on the East side have not had a fraction of the media exposure or financial assistance that poured into the Stilly Valley after the March 22nd tragedy. The main […]Read More 530 Slide -1 Year Later
Who is responsible for the current political situation the United States of America? Who is responsible when our elected officials lie, spin, and cover-up wrongdoing? Who is responsible to hold them accountable? Who is responsible for the current political situation in the church? Who is responsible when pastors and leaders in the church lie, spin, and […]Read More Voter Responsibility.
The recently popularized term “frenemy”, is the seamless blending of the words friend and enemy, referring to someone who pretends to be a friend but actually is an enemy -kind of like a wolf in sheep’s clothing in the world of friendships. Sometimes I wonder about people who call themselves Christians, but actually seem to be less […]Read More Are You A Frenemy?
For years now, I have left my loaded gun in a safe. It’s been locked away, kept safely out of sight, but always at the ready. Lately, I’ve been searching the scriptures (after all, I am a christian), and I don’t find any passages that would lead me to believe that I need to keep […]Read More My Loaded Gun (relax, it’s a metaphor)