Unconditional Surrender

An Unlikely Angel

“I went to the White House shortly after tea where I found ‘the original gorilla,’ about as intelligent as ever. What a specimen to be at the head of our affairs now!”
– Gen. George B. McClellan

This evening, after a glass of wine, with a miserable chest cold keeping me aware of my mortality and unable to work out, I saw (more…)

Aztecs & Cortes

It Takes More than the Sinner’s Prayer

There’s a little known encounter that took place shortly after Hernando Cortés’ band of soldiers gained victory over the Aztecs in 1519. After subduing Tenochtitlan, the native people began preparing for the festival of Toxcatl, in honor of their harvest god, Tezcatlipoca. When Cortés’ lieutenant, Pedro de Alvarado learned that this festival would climax in an orgy of human sacrifice, (more…)

Battle Planning

Seven Rules For Christian Battle

The Idiot’s Guide to Political Battle Planning

My people are generally conservatives, church-goers, traditionalists and home-schoolers, the sort of people who fear God and fold their underwear neatly — which means they are usually idiots on the political battle field.

There are different standards, my gentle Christian friends, for warfare, courtrooms, and political elections.  You had better learn them.  Your enemies — as WikiLeaks (more…)

The Lord's Supper

Eating and Drinking the White House

Al Mohler attaches more holiness to the presidency than he does to the Lord’s Table

Hey, isn’t it great that Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is getting so much time on MSNBC these days?  I imagine he’s really winning some hearts for Christ there among the Rachel Maddow fans and the people who miss Melissa Harris-Perry’s pro-abortion tampon (more…)

Steer the Ship, People

Pray, but Take the Helm

This election is different from all others in that apparently God really is in control. I mean there’s no doubt about it this time.

Even my free will friends, after a difficult, heated discussion about our election choices, put a hand on my shoulder and say, “don’t worry about this; God is still on his throne.” Among believers struggling to vote for Donald (more…)

America, the Beautiful

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition

The Pledge of Allegiance and Standing for the National Anthem are necessary and wholesome public rituals. We celebrate the house that shelters us, even as we strive to repair and restore it.

Gold_rush2016(113of121)I live in a very beautiful place, with a fair amount of history attached to it, so when I had (more…)