Monthly Archives: February 2008

Yes, we can… or something

Tonight, watching a ballgame four days before the Ohio primary, we saw, conservatively, 500 Obama ads. Barack Obama’s words are as uplifting as cardboard and not nearly as useful. Behind the platitudes lurks doctrinaire liberalism, but who really cares nowadays? … Continue reading

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A new home and some glitches

This blog was once hosted by IPower. My 2+ year experience with them matched these reviews. There were the day-long periods of downtime that were not fixed until I called, downtimes that belied the touted 24/7 monitoring. There were the … Continue reading

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An incredible sinless life

As we age, God shows us more how we are, in the end, unprofitable servants (Luke 17:10). As Lewis said, “All this is flashy rhetoric about loving you; I’ve never had a selfless thought since I was born.” Any godliness … Continue reading

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Kerry on

I like to poke at classic rock, but occasionally its old warhorses assert themselves. Apparently some video game has awakened interest in this song by Kansas. It was written by the band’s lead guitarist, Kerry Livgren, in the midst of … Continue reading

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Darwinism: the wisdom of the wise

A recent Sobran column reminds me of how my Darwinist faith finally died in a college anthropology class. The teacher would tell us that a certain skull was thought to be the missing link, then a few years later it … Continue reading

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Ring the bells now or wring your hands later

Baylyblog is stirring the waters again with Carolyn Custis “two last names” James. Pastor Gleason has followed suit. Why all this whining about pastorettes and deaconesses? Moody would’ve asked us to focus on winning souls. Today’s leaders might ask us … Continue reading

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Roaring crowds, festive rallies

Our stereotyped image of dictatorship is one-man rule. A single man (usually recognized by his funny mustache) somehow imposes his will on an entire population, who endure his autocracy in fearful silence. In truth, successful dictators are usually very popular. … Continue reading

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The small pleasures of love

Even mushy evangelicals aren’t enamored of feminist harpies. You know, the wild hairs who march around with coat hangers. But I find “Christian egalitarians” far more offensive. They deny things that no one seriously denied for two thousand years. They … Continue reading

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