Tag: history

Our arrogance of judging history

A professor of mine would often quip “May you live in interesting times.” For sure we live in such an occasion. Regardless of viewpoint, people sense something is off. Words such as division and polarization abound, and everyone is a Nazi or bigot in…

Why not Wednesday? Going retro

Let’s face it, tradition for a long time got a bad rap. Often hailed as the opposition to change, tradition has an aspect of humanity we cannot run from. It grounds us. Allusions to the past, or retro, shows up everywhere and for quite…

Manic Monday: Death by adjectival hyperbole

Whispers are heard loudest in a world of shouting. In reflecting on how we speak, I noticed, for whatever reason, our over use of adjectives and hyperbole. In a world of increasing virtual experience, reality needs to get back in vogue. A good number…

President Bush

I read some interview articles about President Bush’s book “Decision Points.” The book sounds like a good read. What impresses me about President Bush is how secure he is in who he is. As president he took responsibility for problems regardless of cause. While…

We are more human than enlightened

As modern man, we became more arrogant than enlightened. The rapid expanse of secularism has resulted in a false sense of enlightenment. We have not escaped the questions, cravings or issues of all history. Rather than view prior humans as primitive, we should view…

God is not stupid

I understand the plight to focus on essentials and not have a hostile environment when it comes to theology or the deep questions of life. In these conversations I cannot help but sense an eerie feeling. Do we think God is stupid and or…

Social media: Pensées au sujet des medias sociaux

Thoughts about social media The last few years I jumped into the social media frenzy: learning, participating, engaging, listening and observing. I thought it would be fun to highlight some of my thoughts. After all, we’re all human… Social Media is a cure of…

The Bible in a paragraph…

The Bible is a story about God revealing Himself to man through His relationship with Israel. This magnificent story of propositional truth gives us multiple perspectives from multiple authors in multiple points in history, all detailing the greatness of our God. The good book…