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
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
One of my favorite “true” stories is certifiably true. I had wondered about it over the years but I never managed to find any evidence for or against. Then recently it was confirmed by Snopes.com. How do you explain this? The choir at West Side Baptist Church met religiously for rehearsal on Wednesday evenings at 7:20. So … More Do You Believe in Miracles?
Most Americans will be vegans within fifty years if current trends continue. Think about it and you’ll agree this is not a radical idea. Meatless menus and days without meat become more popular every year. With each passing season, our affection for animals increases, along with the conviction that they must have rights, too. And … More The Carnivore’s Bible
If we learned anything from the Mayans, it’s that if you don’t finish something it’s not the end of the world. Doomsday predictions are always wrong (so far) but they’re not always a waste of time. I can vividly recall one of those years when everybody was reading a book entitled 88 Reasons Why the … More We’re Toast!
Gods and Kings may yet turn out to be another holiday turkey. Critics are already slamming it for being too long, too predictable, and badly acted. If Noah taught us anything last spring, it was that Hollywood has the capacity to suck all the joy and most of the truth out of any biblical story! … More 4 Reasons Moses is Still Amazing
Have you noticed nobody ever mentions peer pressure anymore? Not that long ago, people worried that “bad company corrupts good morals,” and hoped to find some positive peer pressure for their kids. Negative peer pressure was blamed for all kinds of bad behavior, particularly among adolescents. But I don’t think that’s true anymore. These days, … More Drowned Out by the Thundering Herd