Religion

Perspective

I had a friend back in the late 70’s, right after I became a Christian, who resisted following suite for over a year because she was afraid of losing all her friends. She eventually became a Christian, and yes, she lost most of her friends, but she admitted the new friends she gained more than…

Knowing God – 2

Of all the books I have read since becoming a Christian, apart from the Bible itself, one book has consistently both reinforced and challenged my ongoing efforts to become the Christian I have always desired to be. That book is Knowing God by J.I. Packer. As I have mentioned before, our men’s Bible study is…

In Remembrance

There are certain dates that we never forget, some personal, and some national. Personally we all remember our birthday. If you became a Christian later in life, you probably remember your second birthday. While for some the exact date may be a little fuzzy, you at least remember the month or the season it was…

It’s Your Fault

In light of the brutal loss of life at the Russia school hostage situation (many children were shot in the back as they fled), I was reminded of an article several years ago by Paul Hollander titled The “Banality of Evil” and The Political Culture of Hatred in FrontPageMag.com where he discussed the shift from…

Weekends

It is Sunday evening and the weekend is almost over. That has gotten me to thinking about the importance that we all seem to attach to this weekly time off from work. Our culture appears to see weekends as the modern reward for making it to Friday, at least if you view the workweek as…