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As many of our friends and family already know, my wife and I are in the midst of a move to North Carolina (likely the Raleigh area). One of the important items on our list is finding a church community where we can continue to grow in our faith. A friend onContinue Reading

With special thanks to InterVarsity Press I received a copy of Jim Sire’s Apologetics Beyond Reason. Although I’m excited to get started reading, I will instead be busy packing, loading, and moving all of my household goods across country. When the whirlwind settles, I plan to get right to this favoriteContinue Reading

When someone says “I know how you feel” I wonder, “Do you really?” Is it even possible for a person to know how anyone else feels? Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. What follows is the first post on this blog, whichContinue Reading

For those who frequent my blog you may have noticed that new posts have been few. To give my readers something and to keep this blog moderately active, I’ve reposted snippets from previous writings about once per week. However, I’m expecting that to change, since I have had a considerableContinue Reading

Last night my daughter and I went to see Les Miserables and it was simply amazing. The performances were stellar and the emotion was moving beyond what I expected. We both cried as we connected to the difficulty of and transforming grace given to Jean Valjean. The biblical themes thatContinue Reading

My 57th natural birthday reminds me of my own mortality. My 34th supernatural birthday reminds me of the promise of immortality and the coming triumph over all things mortal. “When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written willContinue Reading

I just saw Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese, and it was an outstanding production and intriguing story that kept me engaged from the first few minutes. The 1-minute clip that follows was one of the most powerful moments. “If the entire world was one big machine, I couldn’t be anContinue Reading

I’m a musical snob. There…I admitted it. In fact, I don’t like most Christian music for many reasons. Whether the words are shallow, theologically inaccurate, or the music is redundant to the point of boredom or just plain annoyingly loud, it’s rare that I find a Christian song that IContinue Reading

The Harvard Ichthus on Father’s Day. Here’s a clip: Noah had a drinking problem. Abraham lied that his wife was his sister to protect himself. Isaac favored one of his sons more than the other. Jacob stole Esau’s birthright. Moses committed murder. David was guilty of adultery, and Solomon wasContinue Reading