The Interpreters

A knock. Then two more. Peter opened his front door. There stood his neighbor Dimitri stomping the slush off of his Oxford shoes. Peter had invited his neighbor Dimitri over for Thanksgiving dinner. “Come in”, Peter gestured. “Let me take your coat. Welcome. Make yourself comfortable.” Dimitri eyes glanced around the room until he saw…

‘Tis the Season to Rethink Equal Outcomes

  The Progressive’s notion of equal outcomes: “income equality” realized through redistribution; test results based on tests revised so that certain people could pass the test; participation-trophy type merit; laws that ‘fix’ opportunity for certain people; verdicts and sentencing of activist judges who rule based on a defendant’s social circumstances rather than by the crime…

Hypercatastrophic Cardiomyopathy

  A recurring diagnosis in Scripture, as the augmented title suggests, is the enlarged and unresponsive heart. We can read accounts when God brings into certain character’s lives situations which reveal the true condition of that character’s heart. I am reminded of Pharaoh and the Exodus account. Pharaoh, you will recall, wanted Israel to remain…

Who Can Stand Upright?

  The unjust cry out for revenge justice: “No Justice, No Peace! The envious shout for equal outcome justice: “Fair Share!” Feminists rally for Pro-choice justice: “Abortion is a Civil Right!” The LGBT coalition demands lifestyle justification justice: “We demand equality and not your approval!” Social justice advocates crave an inclusive world: “Check Your Privilege!”…