The Mandate of Freedom

If you were sinking in a ship and had something that would block 50% of the inflowing water, you wouldn’t say, “that’s not worth bothering with.” You’d use it because it would buy you and everyone on board more time to get to their life raft and for the rescue squad to get to you.Continue reading “The Mandate of Freedom”

The Healthy Kind of Fear

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction (Prov. 1:7; NKJV). In these days of COVID, I’ve heard a number of well-meaning Christians say something to the effect, “We shouldn’t fear. God is bigger than the coronavirus.” Yet, that is precisely why we should fear. The BibleContinue reading “The Healthy Kind of Fear”

Blaming God for COVID

He is the Rock, his works are perfect,    and all his ways are just.A faithful God who does no wrong,    upright and just is he. (Deut. 32:4, NIV) Another COVID afternoon. The kids are anxious to run around the yard and my wife and I need some peace and quiet to get some work done. We let the kids outContinue reading “Blaming God for COVID”