Hollywood Hates Women

The feminist complaint is that society has always favored men; that history is male; and that the moment has come for women to demand what they want.  The sad, irony is that women are being shafted by the culture once again… and they’re cooperating in the crime. Pop culture continues its enduring tradition of encouraging … More Hollywood Hates Women

The Hole in our Holiness

What’s the difference between holiness and relevance?  For starters, holiness is what followers of Jesus used to value.  Relevance is the priority that replaced it. Striving for holiness means the direction of my life is visibly different from most people because my purpose and objectives are godly and eternal.  Reaching for relevance means I value the … More The Hole in our Holiness

CSI: Naked and Afraid

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

Show Me My Cross

“The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.”  It was true in the second century when Tertullian first penned those words, and it’s been the experience of saints somewhere on the planet in every age since. In his profound spiritual reflection, Silence and Beauty,  Makoto Fujimura reconsiders the awe and the agony of … More Show Me My Cross