When We Have Been There Ten Thousand Years . . .

Here is bad news: God exists. Why is this bad news? Someone is watching and it seems more than a little scary that He sees us when we are sleeping, he knows when we are awake. We are never alone and this, at least initially, horrified me. Here is better news: God is good, all [Read More...]

Good for Scott Walker, Maybe Not Good for You, Maybe

Clashing bad ideas on college fill my social media provoked by Scott Walker. Like Washington, Lincoln, and Truman, but also like several neighborhood bums now watching Netflix everyday in their parent’s dens, Scott Walker did not finish college. Defenders of Walker are right to say that college is not for everyone and that a great [Read More...]

Missing the Dead

I miss my Auntie Karen: gone so long. I miss my grandfathers’ example and friendship: Papaw Earl played a great game of checkers and Papaw Shelby was a master story teller. I miss my grandmothers’ practical wisdom: Nana could create an “alternate” world when we played together and Granny was wonderful at creating restful space [Read More...]

Polytheism is true, so Reject Polytheism

Silly atheist arguments are pretty common, but a champion in the category must be: “You don’t believe in Zeus, Poseidon, and other traditional gods, so all that atheists are asking is to get rid of the last god.” I have written about this verbal confusion in the past: English uses the same word for God [Read More...]

Worldview Education: the Good and the not so Good

Google “Christian worldview” and you will discover a large number of people whose profession it is to teach Christians to look at issues from a Christian perspective. The most common explanation of “worldview” is the intellectual “glasses” we use to clarify our vision of the world. Safe to say, there are two different opinions about [Read More...]