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“Vengeance is Mine, thus saith the LORD.” Yes! That is what I am talking about! Somebody has to pay. That guy who cut me off yesterday in traffic…YES! Him! Give him a little sprinkling of wrath today, God. Take that vengeance grinder, and crank out...

Doesn’t it just make you want to throw up?! Admittedly, I do not throw up easily. I have, as they say, a cast-iron stomach. I do not spew or bring forth or ralph or upchuck easily (some of our kids’ favorite euphemisms). Our hesitancy to...

We should thank God faith does not work like the Iowa caucuses! Now for politics, caucusing works just fine, although the events of this week might suggest otherwise. I will give the Iowans their due, it is an interesting approach. I admit that I have never...

Nothing you have ever done matters. Yes, you read that correctly. Nothing you do matters. The philosophy of Nihilism suggests that nothing matters because life is meaningless. There is no objective meaning in the lives we lead, nor is there a moral truth. It sounds shocking...

I sprained my ankle on Monday. I was running through a clearing on a trail covered by leaves, and it was a beautiful day. I was enjoying myself. I was nearly home when I stepped on a hidden root or rock—a stumbling block (to use...

It seems like the world is falling apart. No, really. North Korea is launching…whatever they did this time. Foreign nationals, our government is training to fly airplanes, are shooting American service members on our own bases, in country. Volcanoes are erupting. And do not get...

Every…single…moral failing in the Church has nothing to do with the Church. People fail. Families fail. Nations fail. The world is fallen and failing. The Church does not fail; it cannot fail. A relatively famous Christian comedian suffered a moral failing recently. John Crist has gotten...

Perception is reality…until it isn’t. People are always trying to tell us that we must be concerned with…dare I say, focused on…perception. Our motives…our content…our intentions…none of that matters. The only thing that matters is how others perceive us. When you send a text message or...