Relevance

Relevant: adj. practical and especially socially applicable. Truth: n. that which is true or in accordance with fact or reality. Adulterate: v. render (something) poorer in quality by adding another substance, typically an inferior one. What do we mix with the truth we give our children? If the goal is to make the truth entertaining, does it remain true? If [...]

Chapbook

I have just self-published a chapbook of poetry containing all of the poems I have written for Dominion Christian Schools' seniors over the last nineteen years.  Because I'm not so keen on the whole self-publishing thing, I've also thrown some in that have been published by real literary journals so you don't feel ripped off. [...]

Who’s to blame: the disturbing case of the “Millennials” and how we can stop it from happening again, Part 2

Dear young Millennial parents, A short time ago, I voiced my concern about the style of worship I was encountering in otherwise evangelical Christian circles.  Immediately, I was chastised by a young Christian for criticizing other Christians’ styles of worship.  “We are to be kind and mind our own business,” is a paraphrase of what [...]

Adaptation

I was an impatient child, a fact that doesn't surprise anyone who knows me now.  Putting jigsaw puzzles together was enormous challenge for me.  I would start optimistically by separating out all of the straight-edged pieces that would create the outside border.  Sooner or later, however, I would hit a piece for which I could [...]