History has been unkind to girls, and I’m not thinking about sleazy Hollywood producers trying to seduce budding actresses. For most of the history of the world, girls were not given an education; women were not permitted to inherit; and only men were allowed to have careers. Even today in vast regions of the world … More Hey, Beautiful!
It doesn’t take any faith at all to believe in God. Even atheists know there is a God. Otherwise, why would an intelligent individual build his adult identity around the defiance of someone who doesn’t exist? Worse yet, why get so angry at an imaginary being or publish books denouncing him? The Christian Faith rests … More The Fearful & the Faithless
Mood swings are part of the human condition. So it’s no surprise that the history of the human race is also marked by wild, irrational tides sweeping in extreme directions. Back in 1863, Americans wanted to honor George Washington prominently in the newly completed US Capitol building. A renowned artist was commissioned to paint a fresco … More Impeaching Dead Presidents
Why does the American Left feel so much affection for Islam? It’s a question often raised but seldom answered. It seems impossible to explain the passionate bond that has been forged between US liberals who demand sexual freedom and a religion that compels women to wear burkas and condemns homosexuals. Where is the common ground between … More Starry Eyed for Islam
The motion picture Dunkirk recaptures the story of how grace transformed a colossal military blunder during World War II into a historic rescue of epic proportions. It appeared to be a moment that would cost Britain the war. More than 300,000 British and French soldiers and sailors found themselves trapped on a beach at … More That Bloody Grace
It could be just another crime scene. There’s a naked man, unconscious and bleeding, lying there alongside a mountain pass. Apparently, he was the victim of a robbery so there is no identification. In Christ’s haunting saga of the Good Samaritan, the mystery is not what happened, but what happens next. The most important clue, … More CSI: Naked and Afraid
We were camping on the veldt in Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Our long line of tents was set up facing an elephant watering hole about fifty yards away. As we turned in for the night, a sentry armed with a rifle paced between the campfires burning to ward off the animals. After 11:00 … More Jesus in the Lion’s Den