The Biblical Case For Free Speech

What is freedom of speech, and is there a biblical principle supporting what we commonly refer to as our right to free speech? Unless we are dumb in the literal sense, we have the ability. We also have the responsibility. Yet freedom is not without reasonable constraint or consequence. And all things being permissible does…More

Buckle Up For Big Tech Censorship

Buckle up, friends. It’s about to get bumpy.  Twitter and Facebook last week permanently banned President Trump from their platforms on the claim he incited protesters to violently assault the Capitol building last week during a joint-session of Congress. Google and Apple have both made moves to remove the free speech social media network Parler…More

Where We Go From Here

President Trump today all but conceded the 2020 election, saying that the objective now is a peaceful transition to a new administration at the end of the month. American conservatives spent the day denouncing and condemning the storming of the Capitol building in Washington DC by protesters. Where do we go from here? The simple…More

The Upside of Stress and The Sound of Music

Looking back on 2020, I realize just how much stress there was. So it seemed good to me to add an audiobook to my queue: The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It, by Kelly McGonigal, PhD.  I also recently watched The Sound of Music with…More

Not Just The Amen… But The A-Women and A-Children

Chris Enloe at The Blaze reports ‘House Democrat ends prayer with ‘amen and a-woman,’ gets destroyed when Ben Shapiro explains the meaning of ‘amen’. Spoiler alert: the root word of ‘amen’ is not ‘men.’  Also, what is behind Hollywood releasing a spate of awfully feminist movies?   Wonder Woman 1984, The Croods: A New Age,…More

10 and 2 on 11 Senators Objecting

The Epoch Times reported today 11 More GOP Senators to Object to Electoral College Votes. I am reminded of Numbers 13-14 in the Old Testament, and that one time 12 spies were sent by Moses to scout out the Promised Land. Israel would have been far better off listening to Joshua son of Nun and…More

Hitting Publish On New Year’s Eve

On the last day of arguably the hardest year for this country in my lifetime, I hit publish on my first book. And This Is Why We Homeschool is up on Kindle, and will soon be available in paperback from Amazon.  Here is where things stand so far, and what my hopes are for the…More

Stimulating Pork and Working Vacations

Summary The United States Congress finally passed another COVID stimulus package. Its stated goal is to help the American people negatively impacted by the effects of the novel coronavirus. Yet when a financial aid package totals nearly $1 trillion, we whose families and friends have been hurting financially this year because of the government-mandated throttling…More

Editing The Manuscript

I have written a book, and the manuscript is complete. Now begins the editing process. By God’s grace, I will finish editing the book and preparing it for publication in the last two weeks of the year. Special thanks to the dozen and a half people who are reading the first draft and giving me…More