Why the Increase in Natural Disasters?

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are just a couple of the recent natural disasters in the news. It seems nature has “gone mad”. Why the increase in natural disasters? 17 And then the Lord‘s wrath be kindled against you, and he shut up the heaven, that there be no rain, and…

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Outliving Your Children

According to People online, “Debbie Reynolds’ ‘Greatest Fear’ Was Outliving Daughter Carrie Fisher” (warning: auto-playing videos in link destination). Death might be the enemy, but outliving your children is especially grievous. This is a different kind of post. It’s a bit more personal.

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What Is Humanity’s Core Problem?: News Media Does Not Have the Answer

A watchful press is supposed to be the ultimate fallback that keeps the three branches of government honest, but is the press actually watchful and faithful to their role? A free press is the unsleeping guardian of every other right that free men prize; it is the most dangerous foe…

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It's Not About Platitudes When Confronted With Suffering

Even if we are correct, it is often better to shut up and say nothing. You know, we Christians can sometimes be hard on Jewish traditions. It is true that Jesus often called out the Pharisees for their traditions, but we forget that He only did so when it conflicted…

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