Our Many Debts to Catholicism

I will shortly post an excerpt from Michael Casey's Sacred Reading:  The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina.  Casey is an Australian Catholic monk from Tarrawarra.  Suffice to say for now that we evangelicals - and I'm not so sure I am one, after all that - owe a great debt to the Catholic Church and…

Exposing Yourself

Rep. Pete Stark - I cannot call him "Honorable," protocol notwithstanding - has done everyone a service by exposing the depth of his vitriolic, personal hatred for President Bush. I do not play the "hate" card frivolously, but it certainly applies here. In case you haven't read about Stark's remarks, he is quoted as saying…

A. W. Tozer: Think Accurately of God

McGuiggan's tagline is "Think Noble Thoughts of God." Yes, for our sake rather than his. A. W. Tozer's take on it is that we should think accurately of God: Our idea of God [should] correspond as nearly as possible to the true being of God...A right conception of God is to practical Christian living, what…

Why I Don’t Like Texas Tech

In a word: Football fans. (See also, "bush league.") It's not that I can't stand people who have gone to Texas Tech. I went there a year and had a good year overall. Silas' football coach is a super, stand-up guy, and he's a Red Raider alum. It's not even the latest t-shirt stunt, the…