Predictions for 2010

At the beginning of 2009, I compiled a list that included 1,034 predictions for the coming year. I later went through and narrowed it down to the top 500 that I was absolutely certain would happen. Even after cutting the list down, though, I only managed to achieve a 67% accuracy rate. . . . . Continue Reading »

The Rain is hard. And then the sky will fall.

I actually think the Dr. Pat Deneen post referenced by Voegelian Bob below is too over-the-top to command a detailed response. Let it stand as a singular work of art. But if I were to respond, I would out its Heideggerian Marxism. According to Heidegger, the United States and the Soviet Union were . . . . Continue Reading »

Year-End Spirituality Survey

A colleague shared this Barna Survey with me. If you have not seen it, you may find it interesting and helpful. I would say there is nothing terribly earth-shatteringly new in it, but it is always helpful to have this kind of “take” on the situation in which we find ourselves. Here is . . . . Continue Reading »

What Questions?

Sarah Flashing challenged us to consider our approach to apologetics.  But I’m just a little more pessimistic.  Well, actually, I’m optimistically pessimistic.  I think the current state of our society is worse than we imagine.  But I think that the situation is the . . . . Continue Reading »

How to Change Your Mind

The beginning of a New Year—and a new decade—is an an excellent time to try something new. As you make your list of resolutions and goals I want to recommend adding a simple four step process that could transform your life by, quite literally, changing your mind. After reading the entire . . . . Continue Reading »