May 25, 2019 A Religious and Political Commentary

Category: Our Nation


Willing Accomplices

March 13, 2019

March 13, 2019

“No man can struggle with advantage against the spirit of his age and country, and however powerful a man may...

Jumping to Conclusions

January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019

By now you have seen, ad nauseam, video of the “Covington Catholic Kids” and Nathan Phillips in a confrontation at...

The Fight for Life

January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019

President Bill Clinton said to the Democratic National Convention in 1996, said: “Abortion should not only be safe and legal,...

‘What goes without saying’ may lead us to miss the point of what was intended

August 9, 2018

August 9, 2018

“That goes without saying” is a phrase we’ll use from time to time to describe something we feel is obviously...

Open Letter to the Church

February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018

“We are no longer a Christian nation.”  That was a quote by President Barak Obama in a June 28, 2006...

Context gives meaning to all our memorials

January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018

Every day on my way to work I drive by a white cross with plastic flowers on the side of...

Ideas have consequences.

January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018

When Europeans began global exploration, their most surprising discoveries were not exotic lands and peoples, but their vast technological superiority...

If You Can Keep It

September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017

As the aged Benjamin Franklin left Independence Hall in Philadelphia at the close of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, he...

Gehenna

August 30, 2017

August 30, 2017

Jesus was a master teacher, often using stories, illustrations, and object lessons to make his spiritual points. One of Jesus’...

Separation of Church and State?

July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017

Recently, the “Trinity Lutheran” case was decided favorably on behalf of the church in the US Supreme Court. “In dissent,”...