Moral superiority is not a virtue, at least not in the church. It’s an ugly attitude, uglier still when it’s used as a weapon to destroy fellow human beings. Roman pagans killed first century saints for getting the wrong religion. Nazis did it to European Jews for getting the wrong DNA. Klan members did it … More He’s Guilty: #MeToo
We all believe in Eden. It’s why the Bible still haunts our godless age. Even unbelievers and pagans who have never opened the Book of Genesis hunger for that place where everything works the way our hearts say it should. We continue to bet heavily on marriage, even after so much wreckage from divorce, mindless … More Return to the Lost Kingdom
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
History has been unkind to girls, and I’m not thinking about sleazy Hollywood producers trying to seduce budding actresses. For most of the history of the world, girls were not given an education; women were not permitted to inherit; and only men were allowed to have careers. Even today in vast regions of the world … More Hey, Beautiful!
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
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