Category: Commentary

Things I Think... 1 26

Things I Think…

1. In my lifetime there have been three extraneous doctrines that a sizable group of evangelicals demanded for “orthodoxy”. The first was speaking in tongues, then the pretrib rapture…now, it’s Christian nationalism that will...

Things I Think... 5 30

Things I Think…

1. I’m weary of the pandemic, weary of masks, weary of distancing, weary of smelling of hand sanitizer…but the thing I’m most weary of is angry people… 2. I’m not angry…nobody has done anything...

A Word About My Health and the Pandemic 9 56

A Word About My Health and the Pandemic

The nurse knew I was irritated…I don’t hide that well. She worked for my cardiologist who was too busy to see me and too busy to know I’d had two “mini-strokes” and too busy...

Something I Miss: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD 13 30

Something I Miss: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Something I Miss I’ve spent part of this time of reduced activity that has been imposed by the pandemic organizing my papers and lecture notes.   In going through my teaching notes, I found...

The Bible and the Ballot 17 2

The Bible and the Ballot

It happened again yesterday. Someone I have known and respected for years took great offense at a political comment I had made and let me know that any respect or Christian affection we once...

Things I Think... 20 15

Things I Think…

1. I wonder what the vast majority of Christians who live in other countries think about how the church here sees America as “God’s time clock”… actually I don’t have to wonder too much,...