Every voice has value

So now I’m a blogger with a forum of seemingly limitless potential to enlighten, encourage, and exegete, and all I can think about right now is how little I know. Sure, I have… Continue reading

Would Jesus call Bill Maher an ass?

Only if donkeys were taxis, I suppose. I don’t have to wonder if I would. I already have, numerous times. Now, notice I didn’t ask if Jesus would identify Bill Maher as an… Continue reading

Ask the Giver of life for this?

A California Planned Parenthood affiliate recently launched a “40 Days of Prayer” campaign which has raised some eyebrows among those who identify as pro-life, including mine. My brows went up and then they… Continue reading

A theory off-limits

In Tennessee today, folks are recalling the 1925 Scopes “monkey trial” that put their little town of Dayton on the map. But whereas then Mr. Scopes was accused of teaching evolution in his… Continue reading

Love, but punish justly

Does capital punishment fit within a Christian moral ethic? Is death a penalty a Christ follower can sanction? Or, as someone once put it, would Jesus throw the switch? Many Christians wrestle with… Continue reading

What is truth?

As a famous Roman governor once asked the unjustly accused miracle-worker, “What is truth?”  Jesus might have chosen not to answer if Pilate had given him a chance to, but I suspect that… Continue reading

Oh, not another blogger

Who am I to think that anyone should pay attention to what I have to say? That’s the gnawing thought that overtakes me most every time I sit down to write. Well, I’m… Continue reading