I suppose I should feel sorry for the poor, lithe beautiful kids who perform the aerial ballet at Cirque Du Soleil’s “Love.” Billed as a tribute to the music of the Beatles at the Mirage in Las Vegas, someone is using these performers as flesh props in a kind of black mass. It felt so profoundly evil, I stormed out, asking the (more…)
If your faith isn’t directing you to plant vineyards and guard them with the sword, it might not be faith at all.
If you’ve ever nurtured an apple crop through to harvest, enduring heat waves and hail storms and coddling moth infestations and property taxes, only to see a family in a brand new SUV stealing apples during a (more…)
..with free advice to women on the subject of being irresistible
At age 56, having raised six kids, having been married happily to the same woman for 28 years, having endured the 1980s dating scene, (and even a toxic gauntlet of man-killing feminist Stanford coeds), having come back to Christ, having studied God’s word, I’ve come to this startling conclusion about men and (more…)
People wonder why I attend a house church. Isn’t it obvious?
Blogger Matt Walsh is upset with Christians in South Carolina, for voting Donald Trump in big numbers, but we should all ask ourselves the question: why would we expect anything else? Why would we expect self-identified Christians to be sophisticated policy thinkers? Why (more…)
Some of you might need a drink…
When a celebrity couple splits up, or their lives go awry in some spectacular way, we aren’t surprised.
Very few of those folks espouse any moral sense about divorce, or any reverence for building an inter-generational clan; they are (more…)
Yesterday, I argued there can be beauty, and even virtue, in tawdry places, but I think I was really wrestling with a more fundamental problem: how to live, when to speak, when to shut up, which jokes to tell, what life-script to pick.
God certainly seems something like a playwright. He gave Pharaoh a role to play, and even (more…)
The church is either ashamed of — or too bashful to speak about — real sex. And that’s a real shame.
Many believers disagree, but I mean to illustrate by means of scripture, and culture, so follow along.
A certain woman I know, someone very dear to my heart, chides her husband about being overly fond of this verse: ”..A bundle of myrrh is (more…)
And after Boaz had eaten and drunk, and his heart was cheerful, he
went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain; and she came softly,
uncovered his feet, and lay down.
Christopher paused, in the middle of removing his necktie, and smiled at his wife, Daphne. “Thanks for (more…)
Turn the creation story on its head for a moment: Picture a starving Adam, and an emaciated Eve, our first parents, given a stunning garden and just one rule: don’t eat from that tree over there, the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Adam and Eve, counter to the (more…)