No Means No

From First Thoughts
No means no, sometimes forever, and God is a great enough lover to know it.I have never experienced greater pain than hearing “no” from someone I loved. Friends have heard “no” . . . . Continue Reading »

Peterson on Bell

From First Thoughts
Eugene Peterson wrote a blurb for Rob Bell’s new book on hell. His comments in a recent interview are worth noticing, because it points to a problem. He is careful not to agree with Bell, but . . . . Continue Reading »

An Innocent Abroad

From First Thoughts
O! Canada!As Sarah Palin jets to India to gain foreign policy credentials, I followed her example by jetting to Canada. This is important, because in our house I make all the Important Decisions such . . . . Continue Reading »

Outraged!

From First Thoughts
I owe a great debt to the American Spectator for pointing to me to this story. By itself, it is not worth comment, but it does incarnate a disease of our age: the “brave and compelling . . . . Continue Reading »