GK Chesterton once said, “Those who say you can’t talk about politics and religion are removing the two most intriguing things worth talking about.” Like it or not, the drama playing out in 2020 is drenched with these two topics intertwined. If we back up to the year 1917, we’ll get a running-start to our … More A Vote for Life
The Titanic was dubbed the unsinkable ship. Yet, we all know that it sank to the bowels of the frigid ocean that fatal full night in 1912 – taking more than 1,000 lives. But, did you know, when the Titanic was in distress, less than 25 miles away the SS “Californian” could have come to … More What is fear?
The popularity of the digital streaming world of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon reveals the human craving for a captivating drama to delve into in an addictive fashion for hours on end. If you ever watched a riveting movie, TV series, or been hooked on a book, you’ll notice that what grabs your attention is an … More The battle plan
Deep down we all understand that the goal of life is to be a saint. Even atheists acknowledge this. In his book, “The Plague,” atheist writer Albert Camus interestingly outlines the importance of sanctity in his story. Camus is a doctor in Algeria when a deadly plague breaks out. He’s the only one in the … More The Need to be a Saint
Writer James Chapman created a list of the most read books in the world based on the number of copies each book sold over the last 50 years. He found that the Bible far outsold any other book, with a whopping 3.9 billion copies sold over the last 50 years. While the Bible is the … More How To Read The Bible
As goes a famous expression: “There are decades in which nothing happens and weeks in which decades happen.” And here we are, in the heat of such a moment. Coronavirus hit the United States and every public Mass was canceled while the media and public officials unleashed a panic onto the nation. Then, there was … More A Warning From The Tower
In his letter to the Church in Ephesus Paul warns the faithful to be ready for a spiritual battle. In his other writings, Paul encouraged his audience to be on guard for false apostles who might appear as an angel of light (2 Cor 11: 13-14) and to be ready for the “craftiness of men … More The Corona Apocalypse?
During the lockdown, I’ve watched a few notable sports movies such as Miracle, Hoosiers, Rocky, and most recently a film about the 2002 Oakland A’s. The story of this team is intriguing. So much so that Hollywood made a movie about it called Moneyball. Instead of the movie focusing on the players, the central character … More Spiritual leadership that wins
The story of Sharon Heidland is intriguing. She went to the University of Nevada on a college scholarship to play volleyball. She was attractive, had smarts, had money, and was socially popular in the party scene. Presumably, she had everything going for her including a promising career starting at a TV station. However, she dropped all … More Where you are determines what you see
As we continue to journey through our personal Mordor – otherwise known as living through COVID-19, there remain intriguing parallels of this virus that apply to the spiritual realm. Before we can comprehend the spiritual connections morphed into the coronavirus lifestyle we first need to back up to get a clear picture of how the … More What Corona and sin have in common