Popular Love Letter

According to Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, approximately 171,000 Christians are martyred for their faith every year. All of these believed that God’s love letter to the world should be in the hands of every person–nation, tribe, and tongue. That all mankind should know about Jesus and grow in their faith by reading the Bible. Still the … More Popular Love Letter

‘I Don’t Believe in God, but I Miss Him…’

“I don’t believe in God, but I miss him,” writes contemporary, English writer, Julian Barnes, in his popular book, “Nothing to be Afraid of.”  When I first read these words, I wanted to fall on my face and wail in intercession. I know that sounds dramatic. But the sentiment of this sentence pierced my heart … More ‘I Don’t Believe in God, but I Miss Him…’

The Juice and Justice

Why am I writing about OJ Simpson? Because he is in the news again. Who cares? I do. Because I am profoundly interested in justice and the ramification of injustice in our society.  And I believe the American culture shapes our views of justice–some of them are correct, almost innate, and others are incorrect–the result of  a society … More The Juice and Justice

Narcissism

Every American should read Bill Bennett’s book, “The Death of Outrage.” Bennett, an American hero in my eyes, wrote some years ago with clarity and conviction about the lack of public outrage surrounding Bill Clinton’s sex scandal with Monica Lewinsky. In case you haven’t read the book, let me assure you, it is not outdated. Bennett … More Narcissism