Wherever We Can, We Follow the Law

I’ve often written about the rising lawlessness in these pages… For instance, here I compared lawlessness to kudzu, the infamous plant brought to the Southeastern United States with all the best intentions in the world, and yet that has ultimately caused a lot of problems. Here I wrote about teachers helping students cheat on standardized [...] [...]

Friday Leftovers! (and no, it’s not chicken and dumplings)

We are truly stupid when we’re proud that we don’t read books. But then again, stupid is the new smart. Particularly when it comes to the Scriptures — clearly even those who hold high office can’t be expected to read, and understand, those esoteric writings that inform the faith of millions. “I don’t read books,” a [...] [...]

Digital Emotions


The Power of Unintended Consequences, Example Number 9,486,545


The Creeping Kudzu of Lawlessness

Kudzu — the very word strikes fear into the heart of anyone who’s ever had to face even a small patch of the stuff. Imported into the Southern United States many years ago as a firebreak against erosion, it has since become a menace. I remember my Grandfather built an arbor and grew Kudzu up [...] [...]

Liberal Logic on Guns


Islamic Theology: Week 1

I’m teaching on Islamic theology proper, and how it compares to Christian theology proper, in my Adult Bible Fellowship (ABF) class (Coach’s Corner) this week and next. I’m posting the first week’s outline here, and will post next week’s outline next week, after I’ve covered the material in class. 2014-08-04 Islamic Theology 01 [...]

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Tobacco Versus Pot


Equality of Outcome and the Human Spirit

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. – Genesis 1:27 Genesis 1:27 is, mostly likely, one of the most often referenced verses in my study of worldview and Christian thinking (the others are 1 John 1:9 and Romans 12:1-2, in case [...] [...]