Is the Church Failing Young People? PtIV

Science vs Religion Today, we talk about the idea that churches are antagonistic to science. Now, the Barna study actually says that “churches come across as antagonistic to science”. I italicized “come across” because I think they’re weasel words. Let’s face it, churches are antagonistic to science. Not all churches, of course, but many of […]

Bless Your Heart

Things are going straight to hell these days. The picture you see to the left is graffiti painted on a Chik-fil-a. Is it just me, or is there something wrong with that? I know what they’ve done and I don’t eat there anymore, but that’s as far as I’m willing to take it. Painting “Don’t […]

Religion and Politics Pt. II

Talking about religion and politics is getting to be my stock in trade these days. The last time I addressed this aspect of But Not Yet, I said Diana (my significant other) would  frown and say I shouldn’t do it. But, since then, her scorn has diminished and she’s even liked some of my more […]

It’s Past Time

Well, we’ve had another mass shooting incident and we’re right back where we were after the attack at Gabrielle Giffords campaign rally. Back then, we were in the same place we were after the Fort Hood shootings. Before that, it was Virginia Tech. The arguments are always the same: the left screams for more gun […]

Religion and Politics

It is conventional wisdom that if you want to stay friends with someone, you don’t discuss religion and politics with them. In the hyper-politicized climate we live in (especially when the election cycle cranks up), discussing politics isn’t optional; it’s required. And, in a lot the circles I run in, religion is the same. Needless […]