Tag Archives: Addiction Recovery

Of Blind Men & Elephants

By | 13 Feb 2016

A recent trend I’ve seen which greatly disturbs me — even angers me, at times — is a tendency for Christian believers to divide themselves from one other according to their pet doctrines. This is much like the old East-Indian parable of the blind men and the elephant: Five blind men heard an elephant had been brought into… Read More »

A Requiem for George:
A Tragic Cautionary Tale of Addiction #1

By | 5 Mar 2015

My step-brother George passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. He was born just short of being exactly 3-years-to-the-day older than me, making him 64 at the time. George and I were not particularly close and had little in the way of common interests, though he helped Tess and me immensely by performing our home inspection before we… Read More »

Alcohol & Christianity

By | 28 May 2014

Introduction Awhile back, I tackled the topic of marijuana. In this post, as the title indicates, we’ll discuss alcohol. What triggered my writing this post was a Facebook friend who posted a link to another blog article in which the writer was making a case against Christians imbibing alcohol in any quantity at any time. The second and… Read More »

The Prison of Perfectionism

By | 3 May 2014

Very recently, I discovered one of the most remarkable and talented musical artists I’ve ever run across, a delightfully vivacious elfin young violinist named Lindsey Stirling, who composes and performs amazing original music pieces combining her virtuoso violin playing with electronic music. On top of that, she comes up with the most awe-inspiring, mind-blowing concept music videos to… Read More »

Marijuana & Christianity

By | 19 Jan 2014

Now that marijuana has been legalized for recreational use in Colorado as well as for medical use in numerous other states, the issue is now one of the hot buttons in the culture and political wars, with frequent mentions in the news. Many pro-marijuana folks have tried to support the idea that the Bible is silent on the… Read More »

Ask & You Shall Receive #8:
Talking to Mountains?

By | 31 Oct 2013

When I taught on prayer awhile back and stated that there are models taught in the Bible on how to pray, one of those present challenged me, demanding: You mean to say we have to pray a certain way or we won’t get our prayers answered!? To which I replied: No, because that would be a legalistic recipe… Read More »