Hurt by the Church?

If the Church is a living body united to the same head, governed by the same laws, and pervaded by the same Spirit, it is impossible that one part should be independent of all the rest. –Charles Hodge, scholar and author By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be … Continued

Are We Too Connected?

Last year, my wife Debi and I took a cruise to celebrate our 30th anniversary. It was an awesome experience—probably the most relaxing vacation I’ve ever taken. One of the blessings in disguise was having minimal access to the internet. … Continued

Why I Don’t Want a Christian Government

I write Christian books. It’s what I do. Sometimes my research takes me to one of my favorite works: a massive 11-volume set titled, The Story of Civilization by historian Will Durant. Durant’s historical accounts are marked by periodic and … Continued

The Elephant in the Gun Control Room

Sadly, San Bernadino, CA was the scene of yet another mass shooting as assailants gunned down dozens of defenseless people at a social services center. I think we can all agree that this type of violence is becoming all too … Continued

When “Free” Doesn’t Mean Free

Several years ago, some friends invited me to join them for the home opener of the newly crowned (again) Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers. Going through the front gate, we were each given a “free” Steelers poster to be decorated … Continued

The Next Big Wave

Imagine standing along the ocean shore and enjoying the gentle splashing of the waves. Then, without warning, a rogue wave flips you upside down and pile drives you into the sand. It actually happened to one of my coworkers, Herb, … Continued

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