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December 22, 2017
I asked Alexa for a Christmas movie and what she gave me was Christmas Town. To say...
December 20, 2017
A Saint for Our Time with an Advent Message
Advent is the prelude to new life in the nativity of Jesus. To live that...
December 13, 2017
There are Christmas miracles and then there are good parents. I have seen both and...
December 11, 2017
Variety is the Spice of Life: Christmas Music
If variety is the spice of love and music is the food of love, most...
December 09, 2017
Dominance of the Opiner
We no longer expect our leaders to know anything.
December 07, 2017
Remember . . . Remember . . . Not Just the 7th of December
They still remember Pearl Harbor at the ceremonies in our government and my guess is...
December 06, 2017
Be Like Santa and Love the Truth So Very Much (Saint Nicholas)
Do I love the truth beyond all passion? When the stubborn desire to win my...
December 04, 2017
The Progressive Element Everywhere
Some devils would rather rule in Hell than serve in Heaven, but imagine preferring to...
December 01, 2017
Santa is Sort-of-Real: Telling the Truth About Santa
My Dad was plain: “No mythic fat man is getting the credit for the presents...
October 19, 2017
The Stars are Dimmed by the Glare
There are famous pastors and then there are the pastors I have known: Pastor George,...
October 18, 2017
Saying the Wrong Thing at Just the Wrong Time
”Move on,” he said at just the moment he should have listened. “Let’s think about...
October 16, 2017
Mediocre Beasts if You Want to Find Them
The worst of the Harry Potter films has been around long enough that spoiler warnings...
September 30, 2017
The Story of the Loser
Here is a parable. Let he who has ears to hear, hear what the parable...
September 27, 2017
Ask Dad, He Knows: How did we get here?
There is a wonderful scene in the film It's a Wonderful Life where the boy is...
September 26, 2017
Being There: Missing Eyes Bother the Ringmaster
The clowns are watching you. They really are, but evidently you are not watching them....
September 23, 2017
Punching the Divine?
"Judge not that you be not judged!" Talk to any American and this is the...
September 22, 2017
God, Angels, Bunnies, and Me
Bunnies (and the other animals!) exist and the good news is that they do not...
September 21, 2017
God: Moral, Monster?
Is God moral? A monster? Or both?
September 11, 2017
Look for the Reformation Coming from Within: Avoiding Cultural Folly
Nations that face peril need revival from the bottom to the top, but must include the...
September 10, 2017
Are you bored of 9/11?
I watched the first tower come down and walked to school knowing the world was...
September 07, 2017
How to Raise Christian Kids: Two Tips and One Error
Truth is precious and error is easy. If you love your children, you hope they...
September 06, 2017
Prayer Works and This Drives People Mad
During tropical storm Harvey, we prayed. Prayer works, but evidently, that statement of fact drives...
September 04, 2017
In the Houston Flood, People at a Day of Reckoning
In the Houston flood, I saw people come to a day of reckoning and for...
September 02, 2017
Houston Flood: Good to Be Human, but I Am Not the Star of the Film
We tend to valorize our life and magnify our importance. We try to make a story...
September 01, 2017
Miracles in the Houston Flood
There were miracles in the Houston flood. There was also a natural event where things...
August 29, 2017
Hurricane Harvey: Singing As the Water Rises
Hurricane Harvey has overwhelmed the system and so we are left in God's hands. This...
August 28, 2017
Prayers amid Hurricane Harvey
Prayer is the best action one can take in a storm.
August 27, 2017
Endless Worry or Blissful Ignorance: Living in the Storm
Up until now Harvey has been an invisible rabbit to me, but now it will...
August 20, 2017
Eclipse: a Philosopher Annotates “Total Eclipse of the Heart” using Republic
Life passes and makes what once was good, a shame. My love, still difficult to...
August 18, 2017
How to Respond to Confederates and White Nationalists: We’ve Done This
The proper role of the Federal Government is to stand between white nationalists and the...
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