Oil and Water

by baldilocks I learned a new word today: syncretism. Syncretism[…] is the mixing of Christianity with something else such that they become a different gospel. Syncretism can take place with a positive-thinking gospel, a nationalist emphasis, or emerging culture. Syncretism happens more than we might know. [...] When anything is added to the message of … Continue reading Oil and Water

Dead children, a porous border, no solutions, and loads of name calling

By Timothy Imholt I have been reading, and listening to the news reports about our porous border just like many informed Americans have. I have found myself annoyed, disgusted, not at all surprised and now I am back to annoyed. The article that set me off is the more recent release by Jim Hoft on … Continue reading Dead children, a porous border, no solutions, and loads of name calling

Israel gives peace 46 chances, balks at 47th

You might recall that Christ told Peter that one had to forgive not seven times but seventy times seven. As Christ is not recognized as the Messiah by the Jewish people one would not expect the Jewish state to follow such a rule but they sure gave it the old college try. Hamas has fired … Continue reading Israel gives peace 46 chances, balks at 47th

Avoiding the Proximate Occasions of Rape

She knows how to scream. You could hear it from the rooftops. Normally screaming wouldn't help not in this neighborhood. Here on the East end a midnight walk constitutes attempted suicide. Batman Year One (Batman 405) 1987 If there is one constant in our modern society it's the concept of our consequence free culture. We … Continue reading Avoiding the Proximate Occasions of Rape