We must believe the bad to experience the good

  “I’ve got good news and bad news.” Oh, the fearful, suspended anticipation such an announcement tends to create in us. Will the good outweigh the bad, or will the bad totally ruin… Continue reading

O tidings of comfort and joy

  If we had a Christmas wish list of the gifts we would like to receive as followers of Christ, it would definitely include freedom from suffering and pain. Wouldn’t that be a… Continue reading

Do we trust the driver or do we bail?

Driving the Ohio turnpike in a winter storm, at night, is…shall we say…adventuresome. Snow completely covering the road and blowing everywhere, drivers having to guess where the lanes are, most but not all… Continue reading

A proposal to maximize gender wholeness

“Is this person male or female?” As I smiled at and conversed with the clerk ringing up my groceries last week, I observed conflicting gender clues…soft facial features, closely-cropped hair, loose unisex clothing,… Continue reading

Not exactly what I wanted

It’s been over a month now that my nephew has been in the hospital after suffering a traumatic brain injury. He’s been unconscious until just recently when he’s begun to show signs of… Continue reading

Abortionists should thank God for pro-lifers

Evil, evil, evil. Killing babies is evil. You’d think everyone in a civilized society would believe that, wouldn’t you? But evil incarnate has blinded us, and so we’re killing thousands of babies daily,… Continue reading

Living without fear

It’s a jungle out there. Life is positively Amazonian . . . a winding, never-ending thicket of dangerous possibilities. Terrorist attacks, neighborhood crime, vehicular accidents, deadly germs, medical mistakes. It’s enough to keep… Continue reading

Dumpster children and mandatory marriage

Tomorrow I will be voting for candidates whom I believe are more likely than their opponent to uphold traditional values, and I implore you to do the same. In the fight for the… Continue reading

An insidiously influential worldview

One of the most troubling questions for a Christian, whether it takes shape in her own mind or is posed to her by another is, If God is real and cares about us,… Continue reading

Humanitarianism, practically speaking

  Imagine a family of six from Mexico shows up on your doorstep and says they want to live with you in your house. In broken English they tell you they fled horrible… Continue reading

Don’t be fooled by wise men

It’s amazing how nonsensical really smart people can be. Famed physicist Stephen Hawking in his final book Brief Answers to the Big Questions, released posthumously last week, claims unequivocally, “There is no God.… Continue reading

Take me to church

    Have you ever watched a film you’ve seen multiple times and find yourself hoping it turns out differently? Like maybe Uncle Billy will remember that he put the $8,000 into the… Continue reading

These are your gods

Someday this will all be over. Truth and righteousness will reign and evil will be vanquished. Make sure when that day comes you’re following the true and righteous God. This post was originally… Continue reading

Atheist Memes Answered – DDWJWD

  In other words…Don’t Do What Jesus Would Do. Except that…  

Atheist Memes Answered – Prove it

Okay, atheist meme-maker. Do it.