When I was a kid I remembered St. Patrick's Day as the day they dyed the Chicago River green. When I was in college it was the day the pubs turned the beer green. But now as a man living in the age of coronavirus, I recall St. Patrick as a worthy model for these [...]
Each day I write about something related to the dominion mandate -- or God's call to rule and cultivate the world for His glory. Today's no different… as I give my own view why socialism is such an irredeemably flawed economic system… … and one that not only deprives people of life's necessities, but keeps [...]
The other day a friend was telling me about his dad and how he was able to build an entire house by himself. I was impressed... and a little envious of such ability! At one point in the conversation my friend summed up his dad's capability in this area by saying he was a real [...]
Ever since I was a kid I've enjoyed learning about words. I remember when I was in high school my parents gave me a 'word of the day' calendar for Christmas one year -- and I loved it! Also... when I was in college I used to read the dictionary for fun. My wife still [...]
The late Christian author Dallas Willard used to describe grace as being like jet fuel. For example... he used to say that a follower of Christ burns grace like a 747 burns fuel on takeoff. Comparing grace to jet fuel may seem odd... until we remember that God made us to be zealous for good [...]
I have a theory. No, a conviction... ... If God has a unique purpose for our lives and is able to direct our thoughts... ... and, if we're seeking after God and He gives us a vision for how we're to serve Him... ... then we ought to pursue that vision -- even if it's [...]
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