Born upside down

I have recently finished reading Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton. I’ve heard it quoted all my life, but never took the plunge in reading it. I will tell you, it’s not for the fainthearted. Long paragraphs, no white space, and complex ideas make it a challenge to read, but so worth the effort, for it is … More Born upside down

Brain Food

Though my body leans toward obesity, my brain has been malnourished. This past weekend, I decided to do something about it — I went to an apologetics conference. People that know me know that I don’t do a lot of “just fun” things for myself. I go to work, church and write. That’s about the … More Brain Food

In it to win it

I’d never heard the phrase before, but it was perfect — “In it to win it!” No, I wasn’t watching a movie or game show. I was studying the Bible, of all things, with some youth in my church. This is a new class for me, but I’m having fun with the two or three … More In it to win it


Written: October 21, 2016 Many of us know the verses about putting on the full armour of God — why? “so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against … the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of … More Impulsiveness

The Note

Written: Oct. 15, 2016 It is amazing what can be in your house that you never notice…Raouf had laminated a small piece of paper and stuck it in the frame of his seminary diploma. Trust me, I have never paid any attention to it. It is written in his “not very illegible” Arabic handwriting. This … More The Note