The Time Has Come

“There’s smoke!” These words, in most cases, would be words of caution and warning.  Yesterday, these words were words of celebration for the thousands gathered in Vatican City, awaiting the announcement of who the next pope would be.  Ever since the white smoke appeared and the cardinals announces Pope Francis I, the question that has… Read More ›

Can We Handle the Truth?

I have always been a cheap date … literally.  When Amy and I went on our first date, I did not take her to a fancy restaurant and movie theater.  No, our first date was over a bag of Oreos watching a rented copy of the movie “A Few Good Men.”  (I’ll stop here for… Read More ›

Running Back to Bondage

In their book Religion in America, Winthrop S. Hudson & John Corrigan include a quote by Ezra Stiles in 1760, talking about the need to protect religious liberty in America: The right of conscience and private judgment is unalienable; and it is truly the interest of all mankind to unite themselves into one body for… Read More ›