Christian Reality in a Tolerant World

July 16th 2015 1 comment so far  

supreme-court-546279_1920-2-600x391Last month, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling that will change the landscape of Christianity in America permanently. In a 5-4 ruling, gay marriage is now legal nationwide.

A long legal slog through the court of appeals and states pushing back is still to come, but the damage is done. The hope of Christians “putting God back in the government” or reverting the United States to a majority Christian nation again is dead. Our new reality is that we are quickly becoming a minority in our country. Maybe …

God First, Football Second

August 8th 2014 No comments yet  

706735_22088940My life revolves around football season. It is a slightly embarrassing admission, but an honest one. The date the Kansas City Chiefs open their training camp is marked on my desk calendar (I wish that was a joke), and I read updates from every single practice. I pay $20 in order to watch every NFL preseason game online. When the season finally opens the first week of September, I treat it like a personal holiday.

What do I do February through July? I am glad you asked. (Not really.) First up on …

Celebrities and Our Contentment

August 1st 2014 No comments yet  

489253_65091885Celebrity culture has always fascinated me. I do not watch TMZ or pick up copies of People at the grocery store, but it is an interesting cultural phenomenon to observe from a distance. Folks like Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, and Justin Bieber live in completely different stratospheres than the rest of us. It is incredible to watch how a person’s priorities shift when they have more money than the GDP of a small country and a constantly massaged ego. Instead of worrying about …

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