The tell-tale evil heart

I’m sure I’m not the only the one to see the irony. A Utah woman gets 30 years to life for killing her six newborns fresh out of the womb, when if she… Continue reading

Obstacles, objections, and obviousness

I’m on a mission…a mission from God. ‘Cause “I have seen the light!” Oh, Jake and Elwood. I hope Jake…John…is still doing backflips on account of he has literally seen THE Light, and… Continue reading

You’re free to practice your religion…as long as you don’t bring God into it.

That’s the message we Christians have been getting lately. Our First Amendment guarantee of “free exercise” is conditional on submission to government-sanctioned ideology…not God. If in obeying him we end up offending someone,… Continue reading

The scandalous cross

This was originally posted last April. It’s like wearing a tiny electric chair on a chain. That’s how a pastor at our church once described the offense of the cross of Jesus Christ.… Continue reading

Who do you say that I am?

Roughly 2,000 years ago a man lived who would change the times and the seasons. No ordinary man, to be sure. In fact, so extraordinary that his life intersects with each one of… Continue reading

Talk about discrimination…

If a person, business, or state government refuses to do business with or in the state of Indiana solely because of its recently signed Religious Freedom Restoration Act, are they not engaging in… Continue reading

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