No President Adolf Hefner

November 11, 2015

Last time I piggybacked on Muggeridge’s observation that when the masses believe God is dead, the resulting vacuum will be filled by those driving for power or promising pleasure. If God is in the grave, there’s a mad dash for his throne. The 20th century is full of examples of peoples and nations oppressed by […]

Sexual Insanity (Part 2)

March 26, 2015

What is the greatest issue of our age? I argued last time it’s culture’s war against a biblical understanding of human sexuality. The Bible asserts the image of God in male and female (Genesis 1:27). Where the world’s acronym for gender identity is LGBTQQIA and growing, God’s is simply MF. Male and female is God’s […]

Sexual Insanity (Part 1)

March 13, 2015

What is the greatest issue of our age? That question would get a lot of different answers. Many on the right would say radical Islam; many on the left would say global warming. A Republican might say it’s the spiraling national debt; a Democrat might say it’s a paltry minimum wage. A “Twelve” may say […]

Follow the Flower

February 26, 2015

Do you know who Barronelle Stutzman is? You should, she’s playing the role of Rosa Parks in our state and warrants our prayers and deserves our applause. She’s the owner and florist of “Arlene’s Flowers” in the Tri-Cities who sells flowers to everyone and hires gays and straights as employees. But she stood up to […]

Why Would You Go?

May 1, 2014

Of course she shouldn’t come. I mean, she is welcome and all. That’s not the point. It is a prayer breakfast sponsored by an evangelical group. I have been to a handful of them. Good food. Fun to run into people you haven’t seen for a while. It’s kind of a who’s who thing. I’ve […]

Sodomy and Reefers

November 8, 2012

For many of us, Tuesday was a difficult day; the elections not going the way we had hoped and prayed. It appears R-74 will pass; though votes are still being counted. Therefore, it looks as if marriage is about to be redefined; no longer an institution between a man and a woman—in the state’s eyes, […]

Voting Mormon?

November 1, 2012

I have been reading up on Mormonism lately. Given that one of their members is running for president, I wanted to be able to support and articulate my “Mormonism is a cult” claim—a position I have held for years. I’m even more entrenched today; despite the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association recently removing a page from […]

Why Not Bisexuals?

October 11, 2012

Pollsters are telling us that the state of Washington is about to be the first state in the union to vote in same-sex marriage. That sentence needs to be amended somewhat. Our governor and state legislators changed the definition of marriage many months ago; we had to go through the legal process (a referendum) to […]

The Fool’s Law

October 4, 2012

This week it became illegal in California for mental health professionals to counsel young people that same-sex attraction is wrong (The News Tribune, October 2, 2012, A5). Signing the new law, Governor Jerry Brown called counseling challenging a young person’s homosexuality “quackery”—this from a man whose nickname has been “Moonbeam” for 30 years. How far […]

Abort but Don’t Spank

July 26, 2012

This month the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) approved a resolution calling for “an end to the practice of corporal punishment in homes, schools and child care facilities.”  At that same meeting, the PCUSA affirmed and expanded its support of abortion. In 1992, the denomination said abortion can be “morally acceptable”. This month […]

Babbling Babes

June 21, 2012

“Out of the mouth of babes,” said Jesus to His detractors livid that He was being praised by children, “…thou hast perfected praise” (Matthew 21:16, KJV). Jesus is quoting Psalm 8:2 as a reference to himself. What is astounding about this is that Psalm 8 concerns the excellence of God and that He alone is […]

Editorial Nonsense

February 29, 2012

I enjoy reading our paper’s “Letters to the Editor.” It provides a snapshot of what’s going on out there—a window into society’s soul. But one of this morning’s editorials (TNT, 2-29) provided a window into the soul of a local, mainline church. And I, for one, did not enjoy the view. The editorial was entitled: […]

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