Oo-oo, that smell

I’ve come to realize that I resonate with Judge Jesus more so than with Jesus meek and mild. And whatever that says about me is probably also why I miss Simon Cowell on… Continue reading

She persisted

Now is the time for great faith. If you’re a Christian, as I am, you’ve likely been asking God to intervene in the affairs of our nation to restore righteousness and reason, as… Continue reading

We can see where this is going, if we let it

What Russia’s young artists, intellectuals, and cultural elite hoped for and expected was the end of autocracy, class division, and religion, and the advent of a world of liberalism, equality, and secularism. What… Continue reading

Perilous parallels

“I was born and raised in the Soviet Union, and I’m frankly stunned by how similar some of these developments are to the way Soviet propaganda operated.”1 “You will not be able to… Continue reading

How to save America in 3 easy steps

I’m quite certain I’ve never highlighted more sentences in a book then I did in this one. Nearly every page is streaked with yellow. And I wish it wasn’t so.  Because the words… Continue reading

The “People’s Republic” of America?

The parallels are startling and scary. And if enough of us don’t see them, we’re in big trouble. America is currently and clearly mirroring conditions that ushered in the communist, totalitarian regimes of… Continue reading

A plea for truth and mutual respect

I don’t have any black friends. I’ve known a few blacks as fellow students, coworkers, neighbors…even one who was almost a sister-in-law. But none that I have gotten to know well enough to… Continue reading

Don’t you know me, Caroline?

I’ve been troubled lately. Troubled by all the unrest, untruths, and ungodliness in the world. Worried about good friends suffering health issues that have not been relieved. Anxious about minor instability in my… 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 living… Continue reading

O death, you really should just surrender

I am closer to death today than I was yesterday. So are you. How close, neither of us knows, but there is a day coming when death and I will meet on the… Continue reading

No news is good news

Remember when we had three TV networks and only print newspapers? A mere handful of sources from which to get our news fix…our daily diet of data on the goings-on in our community,… Continue reading

The house progressives built

As anyone with what is increasingly UNcommon sense knows, morality in America has been turned upside down and backwards. Sexual promiscuity and perversion are celebrated but expecting people to follow God’s standards for… Continue reading

A coming wave of courage?

Conservatives like me have had reason to be hopeful lately because of the courage of some liberals. Because they told the truth when it was difficult. I’ve been praying hard for lies to… Continue reading

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