I checked out this book after reading a convincing recommendation of it by a young online pundit — and I’m glad I did. The whole book is online here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/8092/8092-h/8092-h.htm#link2H_4_0012 G.K. Chesterton is, of course, an important Christian writer and apologist, his writings influencing, among others, C.S. Lewis. Now, this particular book is simply a … [Read more…]
Most of my (non-family) attention is divided between politics and religion, and I’ve been thinking about the similarities and, especially, the differences between the evangelism in each. For Christians, of course, evangelism is an important and serious business, mandated by God Himself in His “Great Commission.” Political types also seek to make converts, but not … [Read more…]
Following up on the preceding blogpost (“God Showing Off”), if you want to see more of God showing off, then go to the zoo. Our granddaughter’s recent two-year birthday party was at a city-run quasi-farm, geared to kids and with lots of cows, donkeys, goats, pigs, turkeys, and chickens that you could see up close. … [Read more…]
My wife and I drove last weekend from one end of Virginia to the other on non-interstate highways, and the weather was beautiful and the scenery breathtaking. And it occurred to me that perhaps those works of God that trigger not only thanks but deep adoration — love, natural beauty, complexity, music, laughter — are … [Read more…]
The difference between immorality and immortality is the +.