Category Archives: Church History

The Saints Who Say “NIH!”

By | 22 May 2023

Introduction Despite the obvious Monty Pythonism in the title, we are not here to discuss very nice, not-too-tall shrubberies. “NIH” in the title of this article is the abbreviation for “Not Invented Here.” It’s a flavor of the groupthink form of cognitive bias. Those who suffer from groupthink in general display an inherent distrust of and/or hostility towards… Read More »

Where are We Going? And Why are We
in This Hand-basket? — Part 2

By | 27 Dec 2022

In my previous article in this series, I identified some historical trends which have brought us to this sorry moment in world history. In this final article, we’ll look at its spiritual underpinnings. The Final Quest As mentioned in my first article on humility, Rick Joyner’s book The Final Quest has had the single hugest impact upon my… Read More »

Where are We Going? And Why are We
in This Hand-basket? — Part 1

By | 27 Dec 2022

Introduction Some of you may have recognized the title of this article as a motto from a humorous bumper sticker. Truth be told, that is precisely where I got it! Why did I chose this title instead of something more pedestrian — or even more importantly — original? Because a broad spectrum of Americans — including Christ-followers —… Read More »