A Far Green Country: Looking Past Uncertainty Towards Eternity

By |2016-02-12T15:28:04-06:00January 17th, 2015|Categories: C.S. Lewis, Christianity, Heaven, J.R.R. Tolkien|Tags: |

“In your presence there is abundance of joy; at your right hand there are pleasures forevermore.” – Ps. 16.11 Perhaps it is the noticeable lack of concrete information surrounding what Heaven is and will be that so jibes against our modern mechanistic minds, but this is no doubt something that so many Christians find very [...]

Suffering and Dying with a Purpose

By |2014-12-21T08:25:44-06:00December 21st, 2014|Categories: Christianity, Death|Tags: |

Recently while walking down Bath House Row in Hot Springs, Arkansas with two friends of mine, both nurses, I found myself involved in a conversation regarding the matter of assisted suicide, personified by the recent case of Ms. Brittany Maynard, who elected to end her own life prematurely so as to avoid the suffering and [...]

Who is Our Neighbor in a World Full of Enemies?

By |2014-09-26T14:00:20-05:00September 28th, 2014|Categories: Christianity, Culture, Love|Tags: |

“And who is my neighbor?” So begins Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan, which contains one of the great Christian teachings. Though most are familiar with the parable, it bears repetition. Jesus tells of a man who is overtaken by bandits and left for dead on the side of the road. In this near-death state he [...]

On Freedom, the Law, and Human Obligations

By |2019-07-30T16:17:55-05:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Featured, Freedom, Government|Tags: |

“God created things which had free will. That means creatures, which can go wrong or right… If a thing is free to be good it’s also free to be bad. And free will… though it makes evil1 possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having.” 2 I. [...]

On Happiness and Cable News

By |2014-06-25T14:32:42-05:00June 20th, 2014|Categories: Happiness, Television, Truth|Tags: |

I often wonder what benefit is derived from the obsession so many of us have with cable news. From my observation, the byproducts of watching and listening to the pundit class drone on are anger, mistrust, and, if we are honest, abject hatred for the opposing opinion. All that is offered on these channels are the superficial views of [...]

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