God doesn’t ask for much

He really doesn’t. Atheists and skeptics sometimes portray God, if he exists, as overly demanding and petty, poised like a lion ready to pounce on any poor soul who, through no fault of… Continue reading

This may be the most important blog post you’ll ever read

  No, I’m not aggrandizing. I’m all too aware of the meager mark I’m making on the world. But as my goal with this blog has always been primarily to help the nonbeliever… Continue reading

The inside-out ones

What’s a life worth? Does its value fluctuate according to age, occupation, or influence? Most newborns are highly valued by their parents, though they are totally helpless and needy. Many aged men and… Continue reading

I wanna’ be like you hoo hoo

Every once in a great while…well, perhaps a little more often than that…like, oh, I don’t know…say, about every day…I seize an opportunity to lift myself to a higher place of confidence and… Continue reading

Not the way it should be

  I’m troubled. Often. Things are not the way they are supposed to be. And that’s making it hard for me to enjoy life. The murderous advances of ISIS and other terrorist groups… Continue reading

Perverting pleasure

I have a very strong, almost visceral opposition to something many Americans, I think, consider rather harmless. I see it as a scourge, a poison . . . anthrax for the soul and… Continue reading

Dead on

I just want to share a clip – it’s short – from one of our day’s great heroes of the Christian faith, Ravi Zacharias. He’s answering a question from an atheist. Don’t know… Continue reading

Confidence, courage, and convictions

  Please consider something with me: Do you suppose that the stench that is ISIS, or Al-qaeda, or any Islamic terrorist group for that matter, would have had the same level of success… Continue reading

Damn those disappointments

So, God must be a Patriots fan, I guess. There were so many ways he could have assured the Seattle Seahawks of a second Super Bowl win last night. But he didn’t. Maybe… Continue reading

Heroes among us

Lance Armstrong was recently interviewed by the BBC and though acknowledging some really bad behavior, is still somewhat defiant about his culpability in the doping scandal that resulted in being stripped of his… Continue reading