Archive | April, 2016

7 Things Killing the American Church from the Inside…

28 April 2016

Comments Off on 7 Things Killing the American Church from the Inside…

The American Church is on the decline. Stats have shown that it’s been happening for decades, but there’s been a steeper decline in the past 7 years. And while plenty of  the factors are external to the church, there are also many from within. Some of these have been on my mind for years (some […]

Continue reading...

Target’s Bigger Restroom Issue…

25 April 2016

Comments Off on Target’s Bigger Restroom Issue…

Target’s had a difficult week, in case you were hiding out in a cave and hadn’t noticed. On April 19th, they released a statement in reference to the political brouhaha in several states regarding transsexual use of bathrooms. It appears Target had apparently, in a bid to make quick, politically-correct political points in the presidential […]

Continue reading...

Literary Analysis, Critical Thinking, and…Breaking Bad

23 April 2016

Comments Off on Literary Analysis, Critical Thinking, and…Breaking Bad

As the dad of a homeschooling, one-income family, I don’t often get (or take, for the sake of semantics) the opportunity to assign projects. But in my own high school experience, I had an amazing teacher (also was my debate coach) who taught the importance of critical thinking and literary analysis, and taught both exceedingly well with […]

Continue reading...

Yes, Christians *CAN* Vote for Trump…

8 April 2016

Comments Off on Yes, Christians *CAN* Vote for Trump…

First off: I’m not a Trump supporter. I’ve repeated this so many times in social media that I’m going to add as part of a standard disclaimer. Apologies of sorts to Philip Yancey, and other evangelicals who are utterly against Trump, as well as those who want to shame supporters: sorry not sorry. I’m not […]

Continue reading...