Having Patience Under Stress “Patience is a virtue” was an expression I heard a lot growing up! Now that I am almost 50 years-old, I have an inkling of what my parents meant. There are times in life when all … Read More
Having Patience Under Stress “Patience is a virtue” was an expression I heard a lot growing up! Now that I am almost 50 years-old, I have an inkling of what my parents meant. There are times in life when all … Read More →
Racism is wrong.
Do you know why?
If you say that it is wrong, but do not ultimately know why, then all you are doing is expressing either your own personal preferences or mirroring the preferences of others.
That is not acceptable, for preferences are subjective expressions, not objective moral statements to which all are accountable. That would be like saying, “I don’t like cats or dogs.” Yet no one ever gets charged with racism for not liking cats or dogs. There must be something far more foundational.
If racism is wrong, then it must be wrong on the basis that there is an…
“To Tell, Or To Hear Some New Thing”
When the apostle Paul found himself in ancient Athens, he encountered the philosophers for which the city was famous. They congregated constantly and ”spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing" (Acts 17:21). It seems they were motivated more by curiosity than by true conviction.
There are still people who love to “hear some new thing.” They are constantly looking for some new twist on a religious subject. Their interest is not in learning “the way of God more perfectly” (Acts 18:26). Rather, theirs…
The Fire of Adonai In this Christian-based fantasy, two young girls embark upon a quest of biblical proportions as they navigate through the world of the book of Revelation, a.k.a. Calypsion. Ruth’s parents, Enoch and Naomi, are avengers who pursue … Read More →
Approaching Life with Joy My wife and I recently had our adorable little granddaughter to babysit for the day. What a doll! And what a little dynamo! From the moment she arrived, she was off and crawling; bouncing back and … Read More →