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Does God have control of COVID?

When struggling to feel confident about something I profess to believe is true, I’ve found it helpful to think through the alternative. What would follow from it being untrue? For instance, I believe… Continue reading

Joe Biden is a pony

As much as I fear what a Biden-Harris administration will mean for this country, I must confess that if Joe Biden is indeed inaugurated as president in January, I expect to enjoy what… Continue reading

A non-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving post

~ where I affirm your significance, and mine In researching a topic for today’s post, I read a bunch of other blogs on various topics. Boy, a whole lot of people have a… Continue reading

Hypocrisy, humbling, and healing

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. embarrassed herself recently by publicly misattributing and misappropriating a verse from the Bible. You can read about that here. As a Muslim, she doesn’t hold the New Testament to… Continue reading

The side of lies

“We r at the edge of a democracy possibly starting to collapse due to extreme greed, deception, self indulgence on the part of an incompetent con man and his greedy minions. We are… Continue reading

The end is coming. IT IS CERTAIN.

Last New Year’s Eve I looked ahead to 2020. I thought it might be interesting today to look back at my prognostications. Will I get that promotion this year? (turns ball over) WITHOUT… Continue reading

The blind men and the elephant in the room

I’m mating elephants with this post. I’ve led the elephant from the famous parable to the metaphorical elephant in the room with the goal of conceiving a better understanding of something very important.… Continue reading

A response to John Piper on the election

I respect and admire author and pastor John Piper, but his recent column “pondering the implications of the 2020 election” has not persuaded me against voting for Donald Trump next week. As I… Continue reading

T minus nine months

My sixth grandchild is expected to make her exit from the womb within a few weeks, right around election day. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and almost every other Democrat, believe my daughter-in-law… Continue reading

The Pharisaic Party

A primary divide in American politics separates according to perceived goodness. Democrats see themselves as the virtuous ones and charge Republicans with bigotry and hypocrisy. Republicans have a similar but opposite perspective. Both… Continue reading

The voices and the Voice

Boy, there are a lot of voices out there…in the blogosphere and on social media, from the news-gatherers and pundits, from politicians, protesters, and pulpits. Is anyone really being heard over the cacophony?… Continue reading

Will somebody please distinguish between defending the man and voting for him?

In February 2020 BC (Before Covid), columnist David French penned an essay titled, Will Somebody Please Hate My Enemies for Me? In it he argued that Christians who support President Trump and know… Continue reading

Worse than homosexuality

Imagine you’ve been justly convicted and imprisoned for life in a foreign country for various acts of cruelty and lawlessness. I know…you’re a good person and would never find yourself in such a… Continue reading

All truth matters

Black lives matter. Of course. You know what else matters? TRUTH. I question whether those loudly and proudly condemning the police, certain politicians, and virtually all whites as racists believe that truth matters.… Continue reading

Says who?

WHAT DO WE NEED?    OBJECTIVE TRUTH! WHEN DO WE NEED IT?    RIGHT NOW!! I doubt we’ll be hearing any responsorial protest chants like this anywhere anytime soon…even though this commodity essential… Continue reading