Legalizing Anti-Intellectualism

Last week, law makers in the United Kingdom passed legislation that banned creationism from being taught as science in the classroom. This was applauded by secularists as a victory for their continuing push to remove any aspect of a religious worldview, but it was also a move toward the rapid establishment of anti-intellectualism.¬† I’m not…

The Lunacy of Wrongfully Criticizing Israel

Recently, the Presbyterian Church USA divested itself of holdings in corporations which operate in the nation of Israel as a protest for what it calls “Zionist” behavior among other controversial, anti-biblical decisions. Criticism is continually leveled against the Israeli government for “human rights” violations. It is constantly criticized by the United Nations for its handling…

So much can be said in verse

Life in the Mirror I look at myself in the mirror, Nothing do I see. I look for love, That I might feel. I touch my lover, And a grander sense will never be. I hold my lover, Hoping against hope this is real. Maybe if I shout, If I insist, maybe they will see.…

Finishing a thought: 1 Timothy 2:12

So, yesterday, I addressed 1 Timothy 2:11. Today, I wanted to see just how many more people I could make angry by tackling verse 12, which reads: “But I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man. She must remain quiet.” Again, taken out of its context, it really looks…

The Radical Effect of Christianity: 1 Timothy 2:11

Recently, I had a challenge from a commenter on a post about a charge of misogynistic behavior relating to 1 Timothy 2:11, which in the New English Translation reads, “A woman must learn quietly with all submissiveness.” Isolated and alone, it’s a pretty condemning sentence, penned by the Apostle Paul to young pastor Timothy. It…

When One of Your Own Breaks Rank

Nothing should break your heart more than when you see someone struggling with something and then just giving up. As a believer in Christ, and His power over not only life but death itself, I have my own struggles, sometimes they overtake me, sometimes I simply give in, but I am always drawn back to…