May 25, 2019 A Religious and Political Commentary

Christmas traditions also have meaning

December 20, 2018

December 20, 2018

“Tradition,” Elbert Hubbard once said, “is a clock that tells you what time it was.”  Of course, there’s no better...

When feeling the stress of the holidays, turn to God morning and night and keep slate clean

December 6, 2018

December 6, 2018

If your holidays are like mine, there will be stress: the cumulative weight of issues we carry around with us. ...

When we forgive, God forgives us

November 22, 2018

November 22, 2018

You’re probably reading this column bleary-eyed from a late night of Black Friday shopping or sipping coffee in your elastic-waisted...

Solutions to our opioids crisis cannot neglect the spiritual aspect of humans

October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018

Easter, 2016. A sunrise service and two wonderful resurrection celebrations. Afterwards, I had Easter dinner with the family, then my...

Christian socialism has same problem as secular: Sin nature of humans

October 25, 2018

October 25, 2018

When I was a kid, I lived in a cul-de-sac in north Denton (“Idiot’s Hill”) where all of the neighbors...

Celebrate the good in Halloween, not the evil

October 11, 2018

October 11, 2018

Michael Myers is back in a new Halloween movie – a 2018 version in a long line of sequels that...

Bible even points to idea of innocent until proven guilty

October 4, 2018

October 4, 2018

Do Americans still believe the adage that someone is innocent until proven guilty? Would you believe it was God’s idea?...

Prayer makes us better people

September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018

Abraham Lincoln was once asked which “side” God was on in the Civil War – which side held the righteous...

Human rights campaign nothing but a bully from D.C.

September 10, 2018

September 10, 2018

Remember when we were up in arms about deep-pocketed outside lobbyists coming into our town telling us whether or not...

Is it really newsworthy that a ‘queerlesque’ dance studio is now open?

August 27, 2018

August 27, 2018

The calendar heads to September and I begin anticipating fall. The heat hasn’t changed much, but at least we’ve had...