Category Archives: musings

America Is a Christian Nation: We Should Have Christian Laws

By | May 15, 2016

I have been hearing this lately with regards to transgender “rights” in American culture. (I put “rights” in quotes because the argument is being made that transgender people don’t have rights; they are somehow granted some special privilege to enjoy some aspects of normalcy, but it’s all provisional and can be taken away at any… Read More »

The Christian Response to Public Restroom Access

By | May 4, 2016

In his blog post on April 27, 2016 (https://theboeskool.com/2016/04/27/boycotting-target-is-about-the-least-christian-thing-you-could-do/), Mr. Boeskool makes the case that boycotting Target over its public restroom use is a foolish irrelevancy and harmful to very real people. (And, as an aside, this is not a new policy for Target. It is simply their existing policy which has existed for a… Read More »

A Setback and a Resurrection

By | March 27, 2016

I am celebrating Easter today, which is a reminder to Christians that death is not the final answer. We celebrate Easter because Jesus, having died, was resurrected and will die no more; those who believe in him also will one day be resurrected. It is God’s way of saying our pilot episode will be picked… Read More »

Forgiveness—What Is Possible? What Is Demanded?

By | February 20, 2016

I heard a story on NPR the other day. Seems that in Maryland there’s a push to review the sentences of those who were convicted of murder in the last 40 years based upon the Unger decision. Several people who were affected by these murders—being the family and friends and co-workers—were asked for their thoughts.… Read More »

Staying the Course

By | January 11, 2016

Conservatives love to trot out Walter Williams and Thomas Sowell because they are Black Thinkers. To be fair, Williams and Sowell are both well-educated, worthy scholars, have great integrity in their viewpoints, and individualistic in their approaches to their fields of study–but just as you can’t say that Van Jones represents all black American thinking… Read More »

Between the World and Me: a Review

By | December 8, 2015

Between the World and Me http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00SEFAIRI/ Ta-Nehisi Coates 163 pages Spiegel & Grau, July 14, 2015 So this is a beautiful, phenomenal, hard-to-read, engrossing, painful, tender, honest, raw, careful book. It is a letter penned to the author’s son about what life is for Americans, when said Americans are Americans-on-probation, Americans who are not really… Read More »