Tag Archive: Bible

Dumpster children and mandatory marriage

With the prospect of Roe v. Wade finally being overturned, some are floating the “radical” proposal that men who impregnate women should be held financially responsible for the child they helped create. Maybe… Continue reading

# 3 Truth is an elephant

All this month I’ve been rerunning my top ten posts of my ten years in the blogosphere and I’m down to my top three. Aren’t you excited? In this one I use a… Continue reading

# 4 God’s love – a case from reason

It’s true. What the world needs now, and has always needed, is love. We need to treat others with love but we also need to know that we are loved, truly and unconditionally.… Continue reading

#9 Faith plus works or faith that works?

Number nine on my top ten posts in honor of my ten year blogging anniversary begins with a horrifying hypothetical scenario. Is this not what works-based salvation necessarily leads to? Picture this: You’re… Continue reading

Faith that wounds

I’m waxing personal and reflective this month. A few more installments in the series…this is number 11. When you have a strong faith, and you also have children, your greatest desire for them… Continue reading

Entering the crucible

Part 10….35 years….explanation….read it here. We used to have a nice, little Christian bookstore near our home and I would periodically drop in for resources or gifts. On one occasion as I was… Continue reading

Homework, housework, and hermeneutics

This is Part 8 of my personal reflection series 35 years a saint. You can read my introduction here. I really didn’t want to go….I remember that distinctly. Bible study? I’m not ready for that yet,… Continue reading

The most momentous junction

New Year’s resolution….blah, blah, blah.…lose weight, quit smoking, get healthy.…blah, blah, blah….off the diet, still lighting up, quit the gym….blah, blah, blah. Wait eleven and a half months. Repeat. It’s that time of… Continue reading

Put yourself in God’s place

Fellow parents.…imagine with me for a minute. You come home from work or shopping with armloads of wonderful and much-desired gifts for your children, anticipating and envisioning squeals of delight and copious displays… Continue reading

The blind and the seeing

Atheists have a lot of objections to what is claimed about God in the Bible. But as I dialogue with them, it’s often unclear to me whether they believe their objections amount to… Continue reading

The hope of happiness

In the debate over same-sex marriage and homosexuality, just as in other issues about which people disagree, the answer to one question will mostly determine which side one will support: Or perhaps more… Continue reading

Do Christians consume Christ?

…where I seek to provide some food for thought from Jesus’ Bread of Life discourse in John 6. Are Christians cannibals? Some curious first-century onlookers thought so. The word was going around that… Continue reading

Bread or body, wine or blood?

Why should Joe Biden’s and Nancy Pelosi’s support for abortion rights disqualify them from receiving communion in the Roman Catholic Church? The U.S. bishop’s conference is working on a document to ostensibly answer… 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

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