Shadowbots Transform!

Shadowbots Transform!

You may have read the headlines the last few weeks and came to the conclusion that the Transformers franchise is making yet another attempt at adding to their library of cheesy transforming robot movies. You may sense some cynicism in my tone. You would be correct. For a kid growing up in the era of…

Equity of God

Equity of God

Do I have your attention?  The word “equity” is extremely charged in our current culture.  The definition given in Webster’s for equity is: “Justice; right. In practice, equity is the impartial distribution of justice, or the doing that to another which the laws of God and man, and of reasons, give him a right to…

Ideas Have Consequences

Ideas Have Consequences

In 1948, Richard Weaver published a book entitled Ideas Have Consequences, in which he attributed the decline of Western civilization to the adoption of nominalism, a philosophy which denies the existence of universals and absolute truth. While most people today aren’t familiar with Weaver’s work, the underlying premise captured in his simple yet provocative title…

Hope from a Religion of Fear

Hope from a Religion of Fear

There’s a lot in the news right now. Economic difficulties are evident from the most recent jobs report. Violence has broken out again in the Middle East between Israel and Hamas. And huge controversy surrounds the upcoming Olympic games in both Tokyo and Beijing. These headlines are grabbing a lot of the attention. What we…

Where’s Your Treasure?

Where’s Your Treasure?

On June 1, 2008, a fire broke out in a section of Universal Studios Hollywood. What began as routine, overnight maintenance on the roof of some of the buildings used by the studio led to a significant fire that not only destroyed the theme park’s “King Kong” attraction, but also reached Building 6197. At the…

A Theory of Everything

A Theory of Everything

Up until a few years ago, the concept of a “Theory of Everything” was largely unfamiliar in popular culture until it appeared as the title of a 2014 feature film on the life of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. Nevertheless, it’s made its way into the popular psyche, although its most significant ramifications allude most people,…

I Will Build My Church

I Will Build My Church

There’s been a lot of talk as of late about the Equality Act, which was introduced in the house by Democrat lawmakers on February 23rd. Now, on the one hand, this isn’t a new legislation. In fact, the bill came up in Congress during Donald Trump’s presidency, and it even passed in the lower chamber…

Fighting with the Family

Fighting with the Family

There are certain providential circumstances that lead to conversations you might not have entered otherwise. My wife and I had such a conversation late last week. You see, in case you haven’t seen the latest episode of Keeping up with the Schneiderashians, the most recent development is that we are expecting another baby…again. I can hear…