Tag Archive: Bible

On suffering, Job, and the goodness of God, Part 2

Click here for Part 1 I believe God’s removal of His protection and blessing from Job was, among other things, a test to expose and prove the genuineness of his faith and devotion.… Continue reading

On suffering, Job, and the goodness of God, Part 1

As one who has never had to endure great suffering like the loss of a child or seeing my home destroyed by a hurricane or tornado, I know I need to tread lightly… Continue reading

Forever is kind of a long time

There are some really smart people in this world. I’m not one of them. But I run across them as I read blogs from philosopher types and apologists, and news reports of great… Continue reading

Browns extremely need a makeover

I’m a Cleveland Browns fan. Raised in northeast Ohio, you almost can’t help it…no matter how badly they do. Browns fans are diehard and desperate. We hang on and we hope. So this… Continue reading

I wish this issue would just go away

But it won’t. So I will continue speaking out in love (I’m trying anyway) in support of retaining the joining of one man with one woman as the only accepted form of marriage.… Continue reading

Just a little song I wrote

It’s Sunday, and as I’ve been pondering God’s power and mercy, His holiness and love, I was reminded, as I often am, that the only proper attitude toward Him is humility and submission.… Continue reading

Rockin’ those rose-colored glasses

In my last post I referenced the call on a Christian’s life to love others, even our enemies. I thought today I would break down what I understand that to mean…what that looks… Continue reading

Of tolerance, truth, love, and cake

In all the news reporting about controversies involving homosexuals, you know what I’ve never heard nor read? A gay rights advocate expressing and encouraging tolerance for those who respectfully oppose homosexuality on biblical… Continue reading

Why I Am a Christian (and why you should be too)

Life is a funny thing. It is the most amazing reality, yet the one we probably take the most for granted. We think, we act, we feel, relate, eat, sleep, dream, and create,… Continue reading

My bleeding heart

A little personal peek into my head here. It’s been three weeks since I posted last and though my silence may not have been noticed by you, it’s been really bothering me. But… Continue reading

Death penalty for babies

Every presidential election is all about the social issues for me. And where a candidate stands on the issue of pre-born human life is probably the most important defining factor on which way… Continue reading

Pushing for a genderless society

Have you ever engaged in a discussion with someone whose comments really made no sense? Nothing you say carries any weight because their frame of reference is just…out there…beyond the stratosphere, where there… Continue reading

Big Daddy is watching

If God promises us that if we believe we will have whatever we ask, why do so many of us believers come away empty-handed? We pray fervently for healing or a job or… 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