Tag Archive: Christianity

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

There will be a reckoning

To all ruthless scoffers, hypocritical liars, and woke promoters of misinformation: Hear the Word of the Lord. For the ruthless shall come to nothing and the scoffer cease, and all who watch to… Continue reading

Separated from our senses

and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will. – 2 Timothy 2:26 If you, like me, have… Continue reading

#2 On the fairness and fire-ness of hell

My views on this post went up exponentially after COVID first hit. A lot of people were suddenly awakened to the reality of their mortality. “What are you in for?” The convicted serial… 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

#5 God as Master Puppeteer

Coming in at number five of my top ten posts in my ten years as a blogger is this one on the doctrines of predestination and election….part of my series on barriers to… Continue reading

#6 Image-bearers or beasts?

I wrote number six here of my top ten posts back in 2015 at the conclusion of that season’s American Idol. It immediately got a ton of views – Clark Beckham fans abounded.… Continue reading

#7 Sin, suffering, and salvation

Why would anyone want to read a post about sin? Number seven here of my top ten posts likely got some traction because I previously began it referencing Donald Trump in this context.… Continue reading

#8 I see dead people

Growing up as a funeral director’s kid gave me a familiarity and even comfort with death that none of my friends shared, nor wanted to share. Coming in at number eight of my… 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

#10 No God, no hope

So I’m counting down my top ten blog posts to commemorate my ten-year blogging anniversary. Most of them earned a spot by number of views; a few by being well-liked. Number ten here… Continue reading

Unnecessary angst over “We”

So it seems that thousands of Catholics in Phoenix are likely feeling a little insecure today. It was just revealed that a priest in that diocese has been unknowingly performing invalid Catholic baptisms,… Continue reading

The final fork

I just can’t get into a storyline peppered with names like Smeagol, Boromir, and Isildur. Huh? Especially when they inhabit bizarre worlds constantly in danger from creepy or menacing orcs, balrogs, and the… 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