Not all are Soapboxes

“Your future looks better than the past if you are present with the man.” – Fabolous For my purposes, in this case the man being Jesus not Fabolous. Hip Hop recording artist Fabolous shares a great truth about Christ…when it is fashioned for Christ, which it wasn’t, but I am doing it now. This is a…

With Respect to the Comedian (This is not That)

The timing of this couldn’t be better or worse depending on how you think about it. The tragedy in France over a cartoon of Mohamed. Lives lost. This is not that. A Christian will not attack you if you mock Christ. But a Christian may respond, this is that. This was not inspired from France…

Antiques and Signatures

So with another year it is always good to try to get on some sort of bible reading plan.  I have started reading Evertte Fox’s The Five Books of Moses, his translation of the Pentateuch.  It is very good, with much more vivid and colorful word pictures than a standard bible, but still quite accurate….

The Eagles Come at the End

I recently watched the third part of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. At the end of the movie the Eagles show up and decimate the Uruk forces.  In the same way the Eagles show up at the end of the Lord of Rings to save the day.I have always thought “Why didn’t…

A Return to Innocence

A new year. Time for a. C.S. Lewis quote. “Faith, in the sense in which I am here using the word, is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods … That is why Faith is such a necessary virtue: unless you teach your moods…