A Few Thoughts on This Memorial Day

Living within driving distance of the place where Memorial Day began is something of a humbling experience. It puts one in touch with history in a way that simply reading about in a book. To walk in the places, to stand where men laid down their lives for what they believed to be just and…

A Citizen Responds to Veterans Administration Scandal

Scandals seem to abound in the current presidential administration. Benghazi, the IRS targeting of conservative groups and, now, the scandal at the Veterans Administration. If it wasn’t bad enough that the administration allowed 4 American citizens to die without so much as a whimper in Benghazi, or that they deliberately hindered the rights of Americans…

Problems with a sovereign God

Predestination. Predetermined. These two words cause a lot of discomfort for a lot of people because they pose a threat to what they perceive as their “freedom“. Far from it, for unless certain things are predestined, and unless certain acts are predetermined, outcomes are left up in the air. People have problems with these ideas,…