Spiritual Battles

The Anatomy of Hate

Girl Smiling with Bible
One of my categories here is "Spiritual Battles" where I write about issues I believe are directly related to the ongoing warfare between Satan, as represented by the Fallen World, and the Kingdom of God, as represented by His Church, i.e. Christians. The enemy's attacks against us range from the outrageous, unconscionable acts of terrorism and murder...

Faith Abounds in a Fallen World

As individual human beings, each of us has the free will to believe that there is a God or that we're alone in an indifferent universe. Regardless of what we profess publicly, none of us can know with absolute certainty that there is no God. We might be convinced that there is no hard evidence that God exists, or...

Nature Abhors a Vacuum

The ancient philosopher Aristotle said, “Nature abhors a vacuum,” the idea being that nature requires every space to be filled with something, even if that something is just air. In more modern times we've observed that this is also true on a different level. For example, if you go down to the farm and fire up your Dyson...

Just Another Day in the Post Christian Era

2 Chronicles 7:14
A tale of two moralities. Morality #1 You've probably heard about the Ashley Madison data breach. If you haven't here's the abbreviated version: Ashley Madison is an Internet service that facilitates extra-marital affairs. Their tagline is, "Life is short, have an affair." They're essentially an Internet dating service for married people seeking to cheat on their spouse. They have about 30...

So How Does That Make You Feel?

1 John 4:8
Feelings, nothing more than feelings... so went the lyrics of the one-hit wonder written by Louis Gasté and recorded by Morris Albert in 1974. A huge hit at the time, the song went on to gain a reputation as the ultimate example of cheesy, banal 1970's soft rock. But the opening words of that song heralded a new era that was to develop in popular entertainment...

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