Blood of My Brother

The first homicide in the Bible happens on page 3!  With a handgun you can instantly destroy another life by accident, without even thinking.  But beating someone to death with your fists….?  And the killer not only gets away with it, but he literally receives a divine tattoo warning others not to harm him!  We … More Blood of My Brother

Lost Boys

Peter Pan is not a selfless hero in the book that inspired the movies and the musical.  In the pages of James M. Barrie’s novel, Peter is generally a brat, inconsiderate of others and obsessed with his own whims and amusements.  His interest in Wendy, for example, is never romantic; mostly just his need for … More Lost Boys

Scientifically, We’re Not Here

Most of us can’t even pronounce 700,000,000,000,000,000,000, much less count there.  For people who aren’t math geniuses, it’s 700 Quintillion.  According to recent research in Sweden, that’s the number of planets in the cosmos.  But the scientific team learned something else from their epic research project: amid those 700 quintillion planets, the Earth is one … More Scientifically, We’re Not Here

Resistance Thinking

The sudden demand for transgender bathrooms and locker rooms took most of us by surprise.  We had seen the movement for same-sex marriage advancing year by year for more than a decade, but who knew transgender confusion and gender dysphoria had gone viral? That’s why most of us in the church are still left speechless when … More Resistance Thinking