It’s Not Nothing But It Ain’t Everything

Football pundits are hardly prophets of our time. Sitting in their studios, their opinions on penalties and transfers could all be guessed before they open their mouths. However, over the course of the last year or so, as the spectre of racism has cast an ugly shadow over sport, they have regularly been asked toContinue reading “It’s Not Nothing But It Ain’t Everything”

Christian Unity’s Greatest Defense

I read Francis Schaeffer’s The Mark of the Christian shortly after it was published in 1970. Schaeffer quoted Christ’s words in John 13:35: “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” Then he cited Jesus’s prayer in John 17:21 that the disciples “may all beContinue reading “Christian Unity’s Greatest Defense”

The Church Has Something to Say About Climate Change

According to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson, it’s “one minute to midnight” for humanity. According to Prince Charles and numerous other leaders, this is our last and best chance to save humanity. And according to a breathless commentator today, “it’s no exaggeration to say the COP26 (climate change conference) may be the most important summitContinue reading “The Church Has Something to Say About Climate Change”

The Best Thanksgiving Meal I Ever Ate was in February

A neighbor of ours who lived just down the hall from us came by and knocked on our door. He had just gotten back from the food pantry. He held up a frozen turkey, explained that he only liked to eat the dark meat, and he wondered if we might like the other parts? TakenContinue reading “The Best Thanksgiving Meal I Ever Ate was in February”

Masks Aren’t Just for Halloween

An “agenda” is a plan designed to accomplish, change, fix, destroy, remedy, reward, punish, promote, or hinder. In other words, an agenda is what we do to get from where we are to where we want to be—from here to there. Further, a hidden agenda is either hidden intentionally to accomplish what we desire, orContinue reading “Masks Aren’t Just for Halloween”