Jesus’ Apology : John 8:31-59

  Jesus was having a hard day. With all the Pharisees, lepers and demon-possessed Jews he had dealt with in the morning, it seemed like a good time for an afternoon nap. Just… Continue reading

Crumbs from the Table

When God created the Universe, He filled it with everything that reflected His desire. The sheer enormity of His creation boggles the mind and the nanometer precision of His subatomic world is as… Continue reading

Contractual Christianity

Most non Jewish believers find themselves entering into the Kingdom of God by way of the well-worn Roman Road. The Roman Road leads to an intellectual understanding of our current standing with God,… Continue reading

The Messiness of God

Anyone who says God doesn’t like messes never watched a two year old eat spaghetti or a puppy in a roomful of children’s toys. Messiness is such an integral part of growth it… Continue reading

Hillary’s Escape

(On the suicide of my beloved cousin.) I think about Hillary every day. But when I read a question in the the book of Job, the memory of her life leapt into focus.… Continue reading

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Quantum Refrigerator

Imagine a refrigerator that knows exactly what your nutritional needs are, every moment of the day.  In addition, this appliance knows what you want, and provides the perfect mixture of pleasure and nutrition… Continue reading


As you gaze into the brilliance of a starlit sky, photons of light, traveling millions of light years past exploding super-novas, gigantic clouds of interstellar gas, black holes larger than our solar system… Continue reading

The Tide

The tide of His story is turning. The sea change of Christianity is ebbing, and we are now living in a post-Christian world. The wave of life that burst out of Jerusalem almost… Continue reading

The Cargo Cult

My father, a neurosurgeon for over forty years, has an irrational belief in “science,” similar to the cargo cults of the World War II era. Having been supplied with material goods by plane… Continue reading