It’s Good Friday. Today we remember that Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is Lord and Savior, God incarnate, the Alpha and Omega, the Everlasting God, the Prince of Peace, Emmanuel–God with us, the Wonderful Counselor, was whipped to the edge of death with a Roman flagellum; mocked with a crown of two-inch thorns; stripped to… [Read More]
I saw the new Star Wars film last week—before you freak out, I am not going to write any spoilers here. I am well aware that there may be three or four Star Wars fans who haven’t made it to the theater (it’s worth two and a half hours and $15). It’s not the movie… [Read More]
Many government and religious leaders would have Christians believe that that hashtag #WeAreAllMuslims is in fact true. If we are to believe that Christians and Muslims (and Jews) all worship the same monotheistic God (the God of Abraham), then we all must be Muslims. We’re being told, even by evangelical professors, that we worship the… [Read More]
Can we get serious? Because our enemies are dead serious.
Two lives ruined: one dead, one alive but destroyed. Two families inextricably linked in horror and pain. Too close for comfort in my tiny, safe, suburban bubble. In Warner Robins, Georgia, where I’ve lived for 23 years, a 13-year-old boy shot a 16-year-old in the neck. After a desperate struggle to save his life, Ryan… [Read More]
You need to know three things about the Oregon killings, the latest senseless act of hate directed at Christians in America.
Do you know the story of the scorpion and the frog?
I originally wrote this a year ago. It being Holy Thursday, I think it’s appropriate to revisit the topic. Instead of Christianity becoming more cohesive and strong in America, it’s weaker than ever. We must remind ourselves of our purpose in believing in Christ. There is no better time than Easter weekend. I’ve seen some eyes opening,… [Read More]
This is the fifth post in the series on stalemate. Serious chess players are students of the game. They spend hours studying famous games from the past, analyzing every move. They can tell you how 13-year-old Bobby Fischer beat chess master Donald Byrne by sacrificing his own queen in 1963. They can recite the best… [Read More]