Category Archives: OpEd

Why Would God Allow Cancer?

I want to dedicate this piece to my mother, Mary Elizabeth Schott, who died of lung cancer in 2006; also to my brother-in-law, Gary Banks, who died of leukemia in 2015; to my dear friend, Lisa Laskovich, a sweet and … Continue reading

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Making America Great Again

I’m not sure that we, as a nation and as a people understand just how angry God is with us in the moment. In the early 18th century of Colonial America, Johnathan Edwards, a Puritan preacher and theologian, wrote a … Continue reading

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Stardust

A few months after the Woodstock Music Festival, in 1969, the group, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, introduced their latest song, written by Joni Mitchell, “Woodstock,” in which we hear the refrain, “We Are Stardust.” The interesting thing about their … Continue reading

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Keeping The Main Thing, The Main Thing

29% of the world’s population have not heard, nor do they have opportunity to hear the gospel of Jesus Christ in their own language. Christ’s return hinges on the church’s completion of its mission to… “Go, and make disciples of … Continue reading

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Familiarity Breeds Contempt

I recently watched a video on YouTube that resurrected an issue that has troubled me for a very long time. It’s an issue of concern that I have brought up many times among my Bible study groups, one I have … Continue reading

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Multiversalism

G.K. Chesterton said, “When men stop believing in God, they don’t believe in nothing, they believe in anything.” I would rephrase that by saying, “when men stop believing in the Truth of God, they will begin to believe in any … Continue reading

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Truly Free

There can be no greater irony regarding truth than the inscription of John 8:32 on the lobby wall of the CIA in Langley, Va.. I’m sure that it was well meant at the time of its installation, but neither the … Continue reading

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Making America Great Again

I’m not sure that we, as a nation and as a people understand just how angry God is with us at the moment. In the early 18th century of Colonial America, Johnathan Edwards, a Puritan preacher, and theologian wrote a … Continue reading

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Sin Is Not A Verb

or Why I Support the Death Penalty I was recently schooled by a Catholic friend on the subject of the Pro-Life Movement. She insisted that Pro-Life included banning the death penalty. Her argument was, to be honest, very Pro-Life, along … Continue reading

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Silent No More

Gen. 16:12 “You shall call his name Ishmael…  He shall be a wild man; His hand shall be against every man, and every man’s hand against him… “ On the advice of family and friends, well meaning Christians all, I … Continue reading

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