Loved for who you are

Recently, Kathy and I watched Rocketman, and Sir Elton John's quest to be loved for who he truly is, depicted in that film, gave me the idea for this post. Humans and confidence Modern psychology emphasizes how impactful our childhood experiences are on our approach to adult life. This is so for many reasons, but…

Abortion and Personhood

A deep dive into personhood and its implications on abortion through analysis of directly applicable scripture, tradition, and reason, this post also probes deeply into the rationale of the Roe v. Wade decision and the court's self declared missing pieces. Why read this? Our society is in a battle over abortion.  Some believe that this…

The Risen Christ in Luke & John

Holistic Bible Scholarship provides insight into the text but also creates difficulty in explaining what one finds.  This post takes a look at the Risen Christ in the Gospel according to Luke and John through the Jewish worldview lens of the second temple period when Jesus preached and the Gospels were written. All literary forms…

Short Drive to Oblivion

They found him dead of carbon monoxide poisoning, in his running car, in the garage of vacationing friends.  “I am not a quitter.” his note concluded.  The massive police hunt for Dr. Bill ended, his estate was sued and lost, and many wondered what the hell had just happened. What follows is the true tale…