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