On a crisp, clear December night shortly before Christmas 2008, I walked up the stairs from the underground parkway on Lower Wacker Drive in beautiful, downtown Chicago. I was home on block leave from AIT (Advanced Individual Training) at Fort… Read moreBetween a Modern Rock and Post-Modern Hard Place: The Church in the Middle of Man’s Extremes
I haven’t heard much about weeping statues recently. It seems that this kind of thing was a much hotter topic when I was growing up Catholic on the South Side of Chicago back in the 1980’s. But recently, not so… Read moreWeeping Mary(s): Nature, Hoax, or Miracle?
In two earlier posts I spoke about some of the practical aspects of suffering as a follower of Christ. I wrote about placing ourselves in the right kinds of spiritual environments, and surrounding ourselves with the right kind of people… Read moreSurviving Suffering: Part III- Spiritual Acts
I’m of the opinion that the culture we find ourselves in, the culture of social justice “warriors,” snowflakes, safe spaces, gender sensitivity training, “perceived” realities, and “felt needs,” is often, but not always, the result of one group of people… Read moreChildhood Trauma, Social Justice and The Tragedy of Guilt Transference
A recent Facebook post asked the intriguing question of whether or not believers in Jesus (i.e. in Jesus’ full deity) would be comfortable if it were true that Jesus referenced Old Testament events that were not factually true as if… Read moreDid Jesus Make Historical Errors?