Category: Culture & Social Issues

The New Peter Pans

In so many of our new dynamic Christian Churches, many of the young (and not so young) men are not marrying. Instead they see their life in utilitarian/individualistic frameworks (success, accumulation of assets, personal growth) and despite its efforts, it appears these churches are not succeeding in shifting them to a more relational framework to…

Christ’s Additions

In The Hideous Strength C.S. Lewis makes an interesting statement, put in the mouth of his hero (Ransom). …that when you mean well, He always takes you to have meant better than you knew. Lewis has his character say that God always gives us the benefit of even a mustard seed of a true heart,…

Nature vs Nurture: The Clifford Experiment

We have owned three Akitas, a Japanese breed introduced into the U.S. after WWII. Orignally bred to guard the Emperor and protect villages from bears (three Akitas have brought down a marauding bear), the enigmatic large breed is powerfully built and intimidating to those unknown to the dog. Most strangers are a little unnerved when…