Last week’s VLOG engendered reaction from Jonathan, which I’d like to address at least briefly. Since the original post is now likely not being read, its only fair to start a new thread. So here are his questions, and my responses below. 1) Most of the panel expressed concern about the method or strategy to the current NFL protest. Dr. Haymond went so far as to say that protests which intend to cause observers to become uncomfortable or offended are inappropriate. Historically, civil rights protests… Continue Reading ››
The Bereans are Back. Today, they discussed the Las Vegas shooting. In short, there are no easy answers.
The Bereans are back! Today we tackled: Donald Trump, the NFL, and the Kneel Possible Tax Reform The Legacy of Hugh Hefner If you have questions, leave comments below, or send them to us via Twitter or Facebook, and we might tackle them in our next VLOG.
Nothing is beyond the gaping maw that is politics. Not fast food. Not movies. Not church. Not sports. Not the family. Not the backyard barbecue pit. There is no respite, no place to exhale, and no shade for cover from the sun. Gone Fishing? PETA will have something to say about that. Take in a round of golf? Don’t you know only the racist patriarchy willingly dons plaid pants? NASCAR? They are so fiercely anti-anti-Trump they’ve colored their helmets a… Continue Reading ››
Some of the Bereans are joined by a special guest, Dr. Glen Duerr, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, at Cedarville University.
Whatever your brand of protestant faith, I think that in this coming month of October–in a very important sense–we are all Lutherans: here we stand. The monk from Wittenberg was the spark that roared to an unquenchable fire, hitting the dry wood of people yearning for the true word of God. As Michael Reeves says, The Reformation was not principally a negative movement about moving away from Rome and its corruption; it was a positive movement, about moving toward the… Continue Reading ››
The VLOG is back! Coming next? Podcast.
Saying something with an intent to deceive is hard not to call a lie. Now perhaps we can forgive politicians (or the rest of us) who pick up too quickly an idea that we hear about without fully understanding its validity. But if challenged on it, we should be willing to adjust our perspective when confronted with our error, if there is no doubt of the error. But that’s not the approach of the progressive left. Hillary Clinton and Bernie… Continue Reading ››
The mainstream media coverage of the economic impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma has been very good. There is generally an acknowledgment of the individual human pain and suffering that comes from catastrophic natural disasters. The loss of human life is incalculable from an economic perspective. Upwards of 70 people have died because of hurricane Harvey and it is certainly possible that some people in the United States will lose their lives because of hurricane Irma. The human and economic… Continue Reading ››
In The Fellowship Of The Ring, Frodo “wished the ring had never come to me,” to which Gandalf responded, “So do I, and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” So it is with many of us who approach conflicts. We wish they weren’t there, or they would stop. In the words of Rodney King,… Continue Reading ››