Category Archive: FAITH

Rancor, righteousness, and redemption

This is good, all this divisiveness, public shaming, and indignant moralizing. You know why? Because when someone implies that I’m a cruel and heartless hypocrite, I actually examine myself to see if the… Continue reading

A few thoughts. Many sins.

The final report on Ravi Zacharias’s sexual misconduct is out and it’s devastating. I actually only skimmed it because the verdict is in – he’s definitely guilty – and I don’t need nor… Continue reading

Who’s the boss?

I will just take the opportunity to remind all of you that he is a devout Catholic and somebody who attends church regularly. He started his day attending church with his family this… Continue reading

Imagine there’s no heaven…or Super Bowl

Imagine there’s no heaven. It’s easy if you try. Have you ever? No hell below us . . . above us only sky. Imagine no heaven or hell, and no religion too. John… Continue reading

Wait for it

I can’t wait for all this nonsense to be over. I can’t wait for lies to be exposed, truth revealed, and inane policies and positions summarily neutralized and discarded in the purifying light… Continue reading

This is hope

This will all be over someday soon. Probably even this year we’ll be dining out in crowded restaurants, sans masks; gathering the whole extended family together for raucous reunions; and filling sports stadiums… Continue reading

This should be on everyone’s list

My youngest son recently told 8,680 of his closest friends what some of his goals for 2021 are. Ted is a pro gamer/content creator with a whole lot more followers than I have,… Continue reading

Beauty full

Was there ever a time when all of humanity was more eager to put a year behind us and welcome a new beginning? This day definitely calls for fireworks and celebratory, socially-distant merrymaking… Continue reading

The devil’s foothold

This is bad. This is heartbreaking and discouraging, and sobering. What a blow to the Christian community. Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) recently confirmed that their founder, world-renowned and well-respected Christian apologist and… Continue reading

My favorite gift

That’s me in the brown hair, seemingly stunned by the incredibleness of the gift I just opened. I’m gazing in delighted wonder at what, if I had been honest with myself, was a… Continue reading

Like the rest of mankind

Us versus them. We’re right; you’re wrong. They’re bad; we’re good. We’re all about reason; you’re mentally insane. There are a lot of lines being drawn these days, lines meant to distinguish the… Continue reading

A Christmas story

-with apologies to everyone expecting poignant family moments, angelic birth announcements, or Red Ryder rifles and leg lamps The back side Those hateful games, which made the spectacle of human suffering and death… Continue reading

Praying for discernment

I need to make a clarification. When I posted last week on God’s control of COVID, I said I would attend maskless gatherings and assume the risk of catching the virus knowing that… Continue reading

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