Category Archives: For Anyone who dares

“I Believe because it is Absurd.”

I think the Reverend Doctor James Voelz’s book What Does this Mean? which heralds itself as an answer to interpreting the Bible in these postmodern times is a concession to them. I think the 2nd century Tertullian had more of … Continue reading

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Don’t Bother Me with the Facts; I want Fads

Everyone knows the joke about the person who does not want to be “bothered” with the facts. A January 20, 2014 Time magazine article is startling in its honesty that people aren’t interested in facts but fads….This from a magazine … Continue reading

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How can I, except some man should guide me?

That’s the Ethiopian treasurer’s response to Philip’s question as to whether he understands the Scripture that he is reading, and that is my response to the situation a Confessional Lutheran church finds itself in today.

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If Evolution is True…

If evolution is true why isn’t the Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine used in the study of medicine?  Wouldn’t that make sense? If man evolved from animals, then there should be lots of insights from the study of lower forms … Continue reading

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Shards of Death

By now you’ve heard of the famous atheist Stephen Fry’s rant against God. It happened on February 1, 2015. Google it and you can hear the whole spiel.  What is funny to me, no it’s sad, is that so many … Continue reading

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“These are Men Who Jump and Die”

For weeks, maybe months, in 1966 while my mom was shopping for groceries I was at the soda fountain in the Muir’s drug store with my father listening as Barry Saddler sang the “Ballad of the Green Berets.” One of … Continue reading

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History in the Making

Have you noticed how many people get their history from the History Channel?  Isn’t that a bit like getting sex from the Playboy Channel?

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The Road to Perdition is Paved by Antichrists

I feel sorry for the LGBT community – if “community” is what a group of people who prey on each other sexually can be called. Right up till June 26, though we celebrated them in song and on screen, though … Continue reading

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Surprised by Surprised by Joy

I think I know why Surprised by Joy is not spoken of as much as other works by C. S. Lewis.  It’s his defense, apologetic, explanation, or toleration of homosexuality.  Having leveled such a charge I surely must put up … Continue reading

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The Voyage of the Damned

This is the title of a 1976 movie and 1974 book based on a true WWII era event. A ship with over 900 Jews sailed from Germany to Cuba in 1939 because of the rising tide of anti-Semitism.  Cuba wouldn’t … Continue reading

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