I wrote this originally for The Stream, but I'd like to share it with you. It's about being able to celebrate even during this hard year — or even more so, just because of the hard year it's been. It's ... Read More
I'll bet you missed this in the post-election brouhaha: "Christmas" began for Hindus with their Divali celebration in November. It fits for them because Jesus is the son of Brahman, one of their avatars (divine incarnations), the son of (Brahman) ... Read More
You Can Give, Just By Spreading the Word on Social Media! The song goes, “All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth." It's not your normal Christmas gift request, is it? Today on Giving Tuesday I’ve got a ... Read More
A few weeks ago the Christian Community at Exxon-Mobil (Houston Campus) invited me to share with them on Too Good to be False. The host is Samuel Ortiz. I have to tell you, it was encouraging for me to be ... Read More
I’m looking for some help. Here’s the challenge I’ve been facing. It’s a good one; I’m not complaining; but it’s also a head-scratcher. I'm sure you've heard them (whoever “they” are) talking about "elevator pitches." I'm supposed to come up ... Read More
He's a writer, he's a professor of biology, and Nathan Lents thinks my Evolution News essay on the gift of fall colors this week is "silly." It's "what passes for serious thought at the Discovery Institute," and it's pretty bad, ... Read More
It's been a month. I'm still waiting for an answer. Who wrote Jesus' character, and how? I said before, they treat Jesus as such an easy character to write, any old story-scrambler could come up with him. That's my term ... Read More
What a great week! Exactly seven days ago my wife took off from visiting family in southern Mississippi for an 800-mile drive home here to Dayton. (That was a great visit, too.) Since then I've had the privilege of writing ... Read More
Most people responding to Too Good to be False so far have been Christians telling the surprise and delight they’ve experienced in it by seeing Jesus in a new light. There's more to it than that, though, in Part 2, ... Read More
Too Good to be False received its first negative review on Amazon today. It's exactly as I'd expected. I knew, based on prior experience, that there would be 1-star reviews coming, and I figured they’d be mostly from people who ... Read More
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