Tag: individualism


Why Tolkien?


A few pastors from my church are very wise and godly men; they are literate and literary, discerning and spiritually intuitive--then we have those who hosted this past week’s Extra Podcast. I can forgive their derision of Star Wars fandom and can the ridiculous claim that Episodes I-III are terrible--evidenced by...

My Question about Dunkirk


  A few quick thoughts on Dunkirk (no spoilers) Incredible film--go see it. In Dunkirk, we see people under stress. Under this stress, some people respond well, others not so well. Everyone in the audience agrees when a person does something good, and when a person behaves badly. When someone...

Objections to Christian Education


My principal told me of a conversation that he had with a Christian minister who was strongly against Christian Education.  I asked him if he could send me a list of his objections so I could think about them.  And when I think about things, I write about them. 1....

Reflections in the Cathedral


I have not posted this summer because my wife and spent several glorious weeks in Europe.  Our trip covered three Sundays and we attended services in the cathedrals of  three different cities--Salzburg, Vienna and Prague.  Worshiping in these cathedrals was one of the highlights of a wonderful  trip. Holidays are...