The FaithWalker’s Daily — Jan. 11: NRA Warns of Attack, CA School Shooting Heroics, Lou Giglio Silenced

The FaithWalker’s Daily is a quick review of key news stories of the day from the perspective of a conservative Christ-follower living in, but not of, the world.   NRA Claims Biden Leading "Attack" on Second Amendment The Basics -- After meeting with Vice President Biden Thursday, NRA leaders claimed the Administration's efforts had little to do with keeping children safe and much about restricting Second Amendment rights. Dig Deeper: Via FoxNews: "We will not allow law-abiding gun … [Read more...]

Why Joe Biden is Wrong on Gun Control

Vice President used this wrong thinking yesterday to justify why new gun control action should be taken by the federal government: "If our actions result in saving only one life, they're worth taking," Biden said at a meeting of victims and gun control proponents at the White House. "But I'm convinced we can affect the well-being of millions of Americans and take thousands of people out of harm's way if we act responsibly." With all due respect, Mr. Vice President, (and I'm scraping the bottom … [Read more...]

How to Stop Being Afraid: Just Who Is this God?

Welcome to a series here at Patheos to follow up on my post How to Stop Being Afraid with wisdom from Psalm 46. After the last post (Want to Stop Being Afraid? Step 1: It All Starts with God) focused on where we should start in overcoming fear, the next valid question might best be: Just who is this God? We'd be wrong to assume that everyone knows -- or remembers. We are forgetful people. Even those of us who should know better. Maybe that's why the psalmist started with God's most common … [Read more...]

Want to Stop Being Afraid? Step 1: Remember God

Welcome to the first in a series here at Patheos to follow up on my post How to Stop Being Afraid with wisdom from Psalm 46. It seems simple enough. But I, for one, am quick to forget it when I consider the How to Stop Being Afraid. The first step according to Psalm 46 is remembering who God is. Sounds too easy, I know. It's when we think that we must face the challenges of life on our own that we tremble in fear. Confession of a Cowardly Principal Perhaps a personal story will illustrate. … [Read more...]

The FaithWalker’s Daily — Jan. 9: Flu Outbreak Humbling, National Cathedral Same-Sex Marriages, Earth One of 17 Billion

  The FaithWalker’s Daily is a quick review of key news stories of the day from the perspective of a conservative Christ-follower living in, but not of, the world.   Flu Outbreak Reminds Us How Helpless We Are The Basics -- The annual flu season in the US has already claimed the lives of 18 children and hospitalized more than 2,200 people as hospitals take extreme measures to accommodate the ill. Dig Deeper: Via USA Today: "The medical industry is concerned because this is the … [Read more...]

Answer the Call to Greatness: Give Someone a Nudge

We all know it doesn’t take much to start a lot of hurt. Still not sure who fired the first shot on the greens of Lexington. It doesn’t take much to start a lot of good either. Think Rosa Parks. Or Mother Teresa. It clearly doesn’t take a bulldozer to get big things started, although it sure can feel like it. All it takes is a nudge. But you can’t nudge someone else toward greatness until you have the courage to first nudge yourself toward greatness. Every day. At times that task … [Read more...]

Paedophilia: Why Not?

Paedophilia. Why not? Some of you are shocked that I would even bring up the topic of adults having sexual relations with children: "How could you ask such a question?! And on a religious site, no less!" Some of you caught wind of it in my FaithWalker's Daily report this morning. Others of you may have stumbled across this post expecting something very different. Unfortunately.  For all of you, my question is this: As a pluralistic, post-Christian culture here in the US, what is our moral … [Read more...]

The FaithWalker’s Daily — Jan. 8: Anonymous Hackers and Ohio Rape, Paedophilia the New Civil Right?, Education Top Ten Quotes

The FaithWalker’s Daily is a quick review of key news stories of the day from the perspective of a conservative Christ-follower living in, but not of, the world. Anonymous Hacker Group Tackles Ohio Rape Case The Basics -- The hacker group Anonymous has recently devoted its Internet prowess to uncovering what it claims is a cover-up of rape in Steubenville, Ohio. According to allegations made in social media venues, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by members of the high school … [Read more...]


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