“Wisdom” from Bud Plays Junior High Football: A Message to our POTUS

This Presidency needs some advice and it is time to look to the President’s childhood to find it. There are serious issues in our times and then there is Bud Plays Junior High Football. If there was ever a book in which one could rest one’s weary mind, this is that book. Bud plays junior high [Read More…]

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Jesus in History- Questions from M

I recall watching a football game I hated only to get a Packers’ score every twenty minutes or so. Somewhere out there the Packers were playing, but there was no way of knowing what was happening until CBS deigned to tell me. Since the Packers were bad (Lynn Dickey notwithstanding), this was not often. Then [Read More…]

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No Contradictions? Cool, but Not Enough . . . Questions from M

Contradictions are odd. They hardly ever happen in life, because what most of us call contradictions are not really pure contradictions. If I say: “I am English,” and you say, “You are an American” many people might think this is contradiction, but it is not. I can be both English (in heritage) and American (by [Read More…]

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If God did not exist . . . Questions from M.

Each of our children had the day they realized I almost did not marry their mother. Of course, it is was far more likely their mother would not have married me, but given the story of my life, they did not first think of it that way. “Dad! If you had . . . ” [Read More…]

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Questions from M: the Best Argument Against Christianity

At the start of the summer, I got a thoughtful email from a non-Christian named M*. He gave me fifty-five questions and I told him I would respond (briefly) to as many as I could over the summer. M* rightly wishes me to say what I don’t like about my religious beliefs. A person with the capacity to [Read More…]

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