In Which Jesus Is Shown To Be Better than a Facebook Friend

Friendship is a great good and Facebook friendship is a lesser good, but that does not mean it isn’t a good.  Facebook is enjoyable and a great improvement over once a year Christmas newsletters. Conversations take place and information is exchanged. Just because a good is the greatest good doesn’t mean it isn’t good! But would [Read More...]

A Sad Little Film: Star Trek II Again

Star Wars fans beware. By the time J.J. Abrams is done with your childhood, it will be even smaller and less impressive than reality always makes going home again. If the tree you built a house in was not nearly as high as you recall, in the hands of Abrams that tree would be torn [Read More...]

If Left Alone: What My Grandchildren Will See

Christians are a minority when it comes to sex outside of marriage. The Christian church teaches that sexual activity outside of marriage is a sin, but most Americans think it is morally acceptable. The good news is that if the immoral majority will leave us alone, the Christian minority is large enough to prevail over [Read More...]

Out of Many One

States and the federal government should abandon any mandated common educational core: even common cores I like. I am the sort of person who might be expected to support federal or statewide “common core” standards: I am the founder of a “great works” program and the chief academic officer of HBU: the school with the [Read More...]

Dear God: Facing Tragedy

Somebody someplace will use the tragedy in Oklahoma to make a philosophical point. Somebody someplace will repeat slogans. Those of us who love God will cry out to Him in our pain for friends and hurting people. We know God exists. We know He is good and we know everyone will die. But we hate [Read More...]