The Temptation of the Team

“Sure he tells lies,” he said, “but he is a good guy and on the team.” So I was told when worried about Ben Carson’s “autobiography” and the errors it contains. Dr. Carson has done great work for the Kingdom of Heaven. Folks are right to keep his problems with veracity in perspective and I would: [Read More…]

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People Kid Themselves: How Religion and Science Can Fail Us

Atheists sometimes pretend that if we all just followed “science,” bigotry and intolerance would cease. American treatment of First Nation (“Indians”) shows this is false. Religious people sometimes imagine that if we all became more religious then bigotry and intolerance would cease. American treatment of First Nations shows this is false. Most Americans have been [Read More…]

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Stop Helping: the Dangers of Religious and Secular Charity

There is nothing worse than when people come to “help.” By now Christians are aware that much of our missionary “charity” was by missions and not charitable. Less well known is the destruction caused by “science” and the “facts” of anthropology being applied to help. No motivation is so noble that our stupidity and sheer [Read More…]

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Be Angry, But Sin Not

When times get tough, the tough get tender or at least that is what they should do if they are Christians. We battle the times, we battle lies, but we always fundamentally love individuals. The temptation is never to say anything hard, but we must if we think it true. Otherwise, we have fallen into a false charity that [Read More…]

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Stop. Have a Tranya Day!

At some point in my childhood, Star Trek in reruns made “tranya”  my favorite drink. While Diet Coke surpassed it in college, tranya remains the drink of dreams: good dreams. What is tranya? I do not know, but it looks delicious, and futuristic, and Captain Kirk drank it. The way the weird alien child (played by Clint Howard!) [Read More…]

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