28 Nov

November 20, 2011: I Have a Friend in Europe

I have a friend who lives in Europe, who is a sharp critic of what he has labeled as the “Christian far right.” I confess, I am a part of that tribe, not because I have moved to the right, but because my country has moved radically to the left. It seems that his main criticism of me and my clan is that we, in his words, think we “have been given some sort of God ordained right, to monopolize...

01 Nov

November 1, 2011: Bombs and Bullets

The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!” Matt 8:27 This past week was one of the most trying weeks I have experienced in my life. My son is an officer in the Marines and is stationed at one of the hottest places in Afghanistan; Helmand Province. We knew he would be in danger, but the reality of just how dangerous was brought home in the terrible news that...