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

Sexual Suicide

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

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

Short Memories

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