Flash Fiction–“Don’t Wrest With the Best”

This may be the most fun I've ever had writing. Last year I entered a four-round flash fiction contest and this story got me first place in my group of round one. Sadly, I came short in round three, so I did not win the contest overall, but I'm still darn proud of this story … Continue reading Flash Fiction–“Don’t Wrest With the Best”

5 Sober Predictions for the 2016 Election

Usually, I try to inject a fair amount of irreverent humor into my blogs, but on topics like this, it's difficult. The 2016 election is a pretty serious matter. Don't get me wrong, it's a joke, but a very serious one. I'll admit up front I am no political watchdog; I have no special insight … Continue reading 5 Sober Predictions for the 2016 Election

10 Political Phrases Christians Need to Stop Using

I don't think Christians see how much is at stake this election season. They're so worried about abortion, immigrants, and their own rights that they've stopped thinking about their witness. They're sacrificing any future victories to gain this one. Christians are losing what credibility they have not because of who's in office, but because of how they … Continue reading 10 Political Phrases Christians Need to Stop Using

Do Christians Have a Right to Defend Themselves?

I wanted a friendly discussion of a topic (that could not possibly get political) that we don't really discuss--at least, not in the right way. Do Christians, under the New Testament covenant, have the right to defend themselves? And I'm talking physically, violently, even. As in, if someone breaks into your house with a gun, do … Continue reading Do Christians Have a Right to Defend Themselves?