Have you noticed that diversity must always be celebrated in our popular culture- except when it comes to the diversity between men and women? The benefits of multiculturalism are tirelessly hyped as a huge asset- but not when the cultural contrasts are male and female. When it comes to sexual differences, they’re never considered important … More Sexual Suicide
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
Two prisoners have been locked away in this pitch-black underground bunker, a sort of black hole of Calcutta. They have endured weeks of complete and utter darkness. Suddenly, inmate #1 cries, “Look! A light! There’s a light breaking through!” His comrade twists left and right, shouting “Where? Where? I don’t see anything!” Inmate #1 replies, … More Did you See the Gorilla?
To many, it seems the world has never been more violent or chaotic than it is today. That’s only because we haven’t been around very long! No doubt, things have been better in previous years. They’ve also been worse. The flu that rocked the USA this winter was unprecedented- except that it wasn’t. In 1918, a … More Short Memories
“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world, you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 There is another tsunami of rage sweeping your way. Lately, it feels like we live and breathe in a sea of outrage, disgust, fury, … More #Resist
Nobody prays for mass violence. Sane people recoil when innocents are slaughtered, and society denounces monsters who gleefully rob other human beings of their chance at life. But creation has a way of extracting good things from dark days. Forest fires actually strengthen the trees that survive. The same plate tectonics that unleash earthquakes also create … More Mass Shootings Mean Something
If God keeps waiting on the Church, this world will never be saved. Let’s face the facts: they’re distracted and we’re paralyzed. You know it’s true. There’s so much buzz in church circles about relationships and building bridges to lost friends, but mostly what comes out of all that chill chatter is generalities and coffee conversations. … More Let Him Say it in His Own Words