Month: April 2015


Mom Crashes Son’s Sex Ed Class


On my way home from a haircut after work last Friday, I heard a brief interview with a woman who had gone to her son's grade 9 sex ed class. This was in a public school in Michigan. She got angry enough about the perspective being presented that she hollered...

Scripture and Truth


Does scripture have the final say in truth? I had never heard of the Wesleyan Quadrilateral until it came up in a few sermons. And the way it was applied concerned me a little and I've been thinking about it ever since. Although, John Wesley never spoke of a quadrilateral,...

Now those are some good lyrics . . .


I'm a big fan of Josh Garrels and his latest album, Home, was just released.  (He's giving it away! Click here to download. [Don't forget to give a tip.]) I often lament that the lyrics of so many of the songs Christians sing are artless. Not so with Josh Garrels. Here are...

It’s Easy to be “Good” in Suburbia


Sometimes I have a hard time understanding the extent of my sinfulness and, correspondingly, my need for Grace. I'm a pretty good guy. I've mostly obeyed the 10 commandments; I often give money to people who need it, and I go to church every week. When I sit in the...