Take Your Bible and Scram!

When visitors are welcome they are warmly greeted at the door and served inside. When they are unwelcome the door may be slammed in their face. Former neighbors of ours had a sign taped to their front door. It read “Panhandlers and proselytizers go away. You are trespassing!” If a […] Read More

Shut up! Go away!

‘”Nazi,” “homophobe,” “racist,” “sexist,” “anti-immigrant!” At the moment, those are some of the popular names used to shut people up. If an ideologue feels the need, they will use one or more of the above. The ad hominem (“at the man”) attack sticks like tar. Put the other person on […] Read More

A Fine Man

What was the American president, Mr. Obama, like? You worked closely with the man. You were a member of his personal security detail. What opinion of him did you have? In general, these were the questions asked by cable TV’s Tucker Carlson recently of Dan Bongino, a former U.S. Secret […] Read More

Billy Graham: A Glory has Departed

With the announcement today that Billy Graham departed this life at the age of 99, tributes are coming in from everywhere. I wanted to join those giving honor to this humble man who stood above the crowd. The ravages of Parkinson’s disease had left his body frail and almost lifeless, […] Read More