Welcome to the United States of Resentment

The delightful thing was her total lack of resentment. In a viral clip, the gold-winning U.S. Olympic wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock overflowed with joy at her victory. After she won gold at the Tokyo Olympics, Mensah-Stock, her face glowing and her powerful shoulders wrapped in the American flag said, ”I love representing the U.S. I freakingContinue reading “Welcome to the United States of Resentment”

Don’t Flatten Your Neighbors

I remember as a fourth grader looking in my NIV Adventure Bible at a chart that listed all the kings of Israel and Judah. It included the dates of each king’s reign and a sentence on their accomplishments. On the right-hand side, each king was rated “good,” “bad,” “mostly good,” or “mostly bad.” Someone likeContinue reading “Don’t Flatten Your Neighbors”

It’s Hard to Fathom But Abortions Were the Leading Cause of Death

For the second year in a row, abortions have been the leading cause of death worldwide, with more than three times as many people losing their lives to abortion than the second leading cause of death. Worldometer, a database that keeps track of statistics on health, the global population and other metrics in real time,Continue reading “It’s Hard to Fathom But Abortions Were the Leading Cause of Death”

Cancel Culture. Nothing But a Bully.

It used to be that when people differed on important issues, they engaged the ideas with facts and reasons. Those days are over. Welcome to the cancel culture. To cancel someone means to silence them. It means to use power to deplatform them, to demonetize them, or even to get them fired from their jobsContinue reading “Cancel Culture. Nothing But a Bully.”

The Early Church on Abortion

(Warning to Reader: These historical facts are disturbing as all abortion should be.) Abortion was rampant, especially in ancient Rome, and the early Christians, like the Jews, consistently opposed it. First-Century Judaism Condemned Abortion For example, the Sentences of Pseudo-Phocylides 184–186 (c. 50 B.C.–A.D. 50) says that “a woman should not destroy the unborn inContinue reading “The Early Church on Abortion”