In my last post, I tried to explain my fundamental problem with the “conservatism” of the Republican Party. This time, I would like to finish up by laying out the specific problems I have with their actual practice (or lack thereof). First, Republicans refuse to encourage virtue. Instead of promoting an idea on its own … Continue reading What’s Wrong with the Right?
No, this isn’t about George Strait. (Some of you won’t get that joke, but it’s irrelevant.) This is about something deeper, and if you read through to the end, I expect you’ll be surprised at least once. Imagine you’re offered a suite in an expensive mansion. The owner gives you everything you need and shows … Continue reading The Fireman
Last year, a world-famous Christian apologist died. He had been diagnosed with cancer just a few months prior and deteriorated quickly. I was saddened by the news of both his diagnosis and his death. This was a man that I discovered in recent years and developed a great deal of respect for. To my eyes, … Continue reading “Put Not Your Trust in Man”
For years, we’ve been told through movies and television that Christmas is about “giving” or “family.” In one classic film, Santa Claus even declares that it’s not a day, but a “frame of mind.” Whatever that means, it surely bears some connection to the same idea of love and charity. And if we’re talking about … Continue reading All I Want for Christmas is Truth