Category Archives: Faith and Politics

Narratives–Irritating Distractions or Divine Directives?

My uncle once remarked about his wife, “She’ll talk with you about anything you want to talk about—as long as it’s horses.” It was his way of alerting folks to the fact that my aunt was a horse enthusiast—“enthusiast” meaning, … Continue reading

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Divisiveness in America–A Right Side Up Perspective

Posting a picture of a hangnail that you think makes your thumb look like John the Baptist would be more likely to go viral these days than another impassioned, whining reminder that we live in a divided nation. Google pops … Continue reading

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Fake News and Grandma’s Crochet Hook

I wasn’t sure what to expect as she pulled the string over my thumb, wrapped it around my forefinger, and put the little hook thingy in my hand. Grandma was about to teach her five-year-old grandson how to crochet. It … Continue reading

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Climate ‘Accord’ vs. Christ’s Redemption

Lots of folks in the upper echelons of government, academia, and most importantly the world of news and entertainment media declare with absolute certainty these days that the human race is now doomed and are shocked and dismayed at this … Continue reading

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‘Fake News’ – An Expanded Perspective

We have a newly coined term in America. ‘Fake news’ has achieved iconic status in the wake of our recent Presidential election, and has become a battle cry for some and a call for vengeful retaliation for others. The ‘Media … Continue reading

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Blind Faith — The Most Tragic Blindness of All

Nothing in the arsenal of human resources has more power to influence every aspect of our lives or more potential to affect the world around us than our capacity to believe. What we believe, and the degree to which that belief … Continue reading

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