We’re Not Popeye, Y’all

I wish I could say we all agree that violence is bad no matter where it comes from, but everyone knows that’s not true. For many people, violence is not only acceptable, it’s the preferred option. And, I’m not talking about Muslims, either: I’m talking about us. Our foreign policy, our obsession with guns and […]

If You Don’t Work, You Don’t Eat

  The other day, I found this site called The Onion and it is great. I mean, yeah, that’s a weird name and all, but they have some killer articles on there. Like the one about the woman who’s an expert on what poor people should have in their shopping carts (now, that’s a needed service) […]

Defending Driscoll?

Recently, it has come to our attention that Mark Driscoll is a bullying asshole. That’s not really a revelation of startling proportions, is it? I mean, we already knew he was a bullying asshole. But now, we have  new information to reinforce that fact. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, a little over 10 […]

No Violence, Please

For all the hoopla about the United States being a Christian nation, we’re not acting like it. We are still embroiled in a war in Afghanistan and the possibility exists that we may similarly be caught up in Iran. I’ve seen two quotations lately that drove this point home. The first is from Mahatma Gandhi, […]

A Christian Nation Pt III

More than once (reposted Wednesday), I’ve written about how this isn’t now, never has been and never should be a Christian nation. I’ve talked about all the things we’ve done as a nation that show we aren’t, and what it might look like if we, were a Christian nation. I’ve even shown proof in early […]

A Preview Part Deux

Earlier this month, I told you about the book I’m writing and teased you with the promise of more excerpts.  Never being one to go back on my word (okay, “never” is a bit strong), here is a little more: On on the title of the book: “I’ve wanted to write a book for quite […]