To my Catholic friends and family

In a crisis, we can either hunker down, fight, or flee. We can try and protect ourselves until the crisis is over, actively engage in the struggle to end the crisis, or get… Continue reading

Atheist Memes Answered – God’s not real ’cause we have wars and cancer

  I do think this meme is funny though. So kudos to this atheist for using his/her God-given creative talents to produce a well-crafted, entertaining rejection of the Giver.  

Atheist Memes Answered – That’s all you are, kids

  So we should teach our children that they are no more than mindless stuff. Only atoms that will die and then “live on” to fill the void of a mindless, material universe.… Continue reading

Atheist Memes Answered – Faith is intentional ignorance

  A proper understanding of terms is a critical element of critical thinking. What is faith? Not what a lot of atheists like Bill Maher say it is.  

She will survive

The Catholic Church has been through this before and survived, and she will again. If papal mistresses, murders, excessive greed and gross immorality in centuries past didn’t bring her down, neither will these… Continue reading

Who’s on the side of science now?

The tide is turning, and we need to be ready to ride the wave.  Just like surfers need balance, wisdom, and vision, so do we believers in God need the same if we… Continue reading

Is God’s election unconditional?

The history of the church is unfortunately marked by divisiveness, which is why we have so many denominations. Disagreements over non-essential doctrines (as well as some essential ones) have subdivided Christianity, weakening the… Continue reading

Election – We’ve seen this before

Having been raised Catholic, hearing that salvation was not dependent on my works but by faith alone was not just good news but the best news I’d ever heard. You know what’s also… Continue reading

Life’s a bitch

“Life’s a bitch. And then you die.” This nihilistic little pearl of wisdom was popular among my circle of friends in our younger years, usually spoken with an air of resignation…and a smile.… Continue reading

Socialism – going with the flowchart

Flowcharts are fun. They can make a complicated matrix of goals and options more easily navigable and understandable, as well as allow for some comic relief when working your way through a complex… Continue reading

Atheist Memes Answered – Faith is poisonous

The way some atheists disparage religion as detrimental to science and the pursuit of truth is telling. The fact that they must resort to nonsense like this says more about them than it… Continue reading

Atheist Memes Answered – Why should I be decent?

From where cometh decency? And how do we knoweth what is decent and what is indecent? Furthermoreth, why oughteth we be decent? One thing is for sureth, atheism has no good answers. Music:… Continue reading

The battle for life is identification

  It’s kind of amazing how far those who support the right to unrestricted abortion will go to justify killing unborn children. Here’s a bit of what I’ve encountered on Twitter recently:  … Continue reading

Atheist Memes Answered – Who’s to blame?

   

Boy, do we need to get woke

It’s a bit maddening, and frustrating, and depressing…reading so many repeated half-truths and hateful mischaracterizations related to the current immigration debate. I want to address every single one I read, but it would… Continue reading