“Stronghold for Terror: Russian Plane Crash Puts Spotlight on Lawless Sinai”

    One of the most obvious facts about the contemporary Middle East is that, if a vacuum occurs, it will be filled by militant and well-armed terrorists.  That’s what has happened in Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, and it’s happening in the Sinai, too:   http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/11/03/bloody-sinai-russian-plane-crash-puts-spotlight-on-lawless-region/?intcmp=hplnws     [Read more…]

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“The Feminization of America is Bad for the World”

    I can’t imagine that this will cause any controversy:   http://www.nationalreview.com/article/426473/gender-differences-are-important     [Read more…]

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“Might offend non-Christians? Man told to remove Christmas display”

    They may well have some legitimate complaints, but a fear that he might potentially give offense to passing non-Christians surely isn’t one of them:   http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2015/11/03/might-offend-non-christians-man-told-to-remove-christmas-display.html?intcmp=hphz04   Posted from Park City, Utah     [Read more…]

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“Antarctica is actually gaining ice, says NASA. Is global warming over?”

    I’ve had little to say over the years about the issue of global warming.  But here’s an interesting item from the Christian Science Monitor:   http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2015/1101/Antarctica-is-actually-gaining-ice-says-NASA.-Is-global-warming-over   Personally, I credit President Obama for this.  Because of obstructionist Republicans in Congress, undoing the damage wrought by George W. Bush and Dick Cheney took longer [Read More…]

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An interview with the LDS daughter of Charles Schulz, the creator of “Peanuts”

    http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865640468/LDS-daughter-of-Peanuts-creator-Charles-Schulz-talks-about-fathers-commitment-to-family.html?pg=all   Posted from Park City, Utah     [Read more…]

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New Testament 297

    Matthew 24:45-51 Compare Luke 12:41:46   What is the best way to prepare for the unexpected day of the Lord’s return?   We should prepare for it the same way we should prepare for the unexpected but certain day of our own deaths.   We should be doing what we’re supposed to be [Read More…]

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Persecution of Christians spikes in Pakistan, while U.S. foreign aid continues unabated

    http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/11/02/christian-persecution-spikes-in-pakistan-prompting-calls-for-us-to-exert/?intcmp=hplnws   Posted from Park City, Utah     [Read more…]

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New Testament 296

    Matthew 24:37-44 Compare Matthew 24:17-18; 25:13; Mark 13:33, 35; Luke 12:39-40; 17:26-36   Life goes on in its old familiar rut, day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year.   Until it doesn’t.   “When does God laugh?” goes the saying.  “When humans make plans.”   I don’t know [Read More…]

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Have astronomers just discovered Hell?

    This planet, from its description, sounds like a promising candidate:   https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn28431-molten-metal-storms-rage-on-orphan-planet-that-lost-its-star/   Posted from Park City, Utah   [Read more…]

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This Friday, on the campus of Utah Valley University

    I’m going to try to make it, but may not be able to.  So I would love to hear a report or two.   Posted from Park City, Utah     [Read more…]

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