HISTORY: The REAL Reason Columbus Sailed West

So, we all know the story about Christopher Columbus sailing West, supposedly to find a new route to the East Indies.  But have you ever learned about why this was necessary?  Seriously, for centuries, the trade routes to the East Indies had gone overland, through what we think of today as Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Iran, … Continue reading HISTORY: The REAL Reason Columbus Sailed West

Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here

I do not want to explain myself the way I normally do -- not in this post.  I simply do not trust myself to talk right now.  I am too angry and too grieved over what is happening in this nation today.  We are divided, and a house divided cannot stand.  Unfortunately, I do not … Continue reading Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here

MATTERS OF MORALITY: The Slippery Slope of Compromise

In my last post, I wrote about the dangers of the slippery slope.  In this post, I propose to address a specific practice that leads to the slippery slope of moral decay.  As with my last post, I would like to start by referencing Glenn Beck.  Once again, I would like to stress that, while … Continue reading MATTERS OF MORALITY: The Slippery Slope of Compromise