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Change? Who? Me?

Photo: David Reese I love grammar. I preach grammar. I grieve when I see the public schools largely ignoring grammar. How can something so important be ignored? How will the younger generations ever...
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Christians Do Not Have Freedom of Speech

One of the things that makes America so great is the ability to express yourself, much to the joy, and even pain, of those around you. The freedom of speech is a two-edged sword and more often than not the o...
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I Went to Gay Pride

OK, so I am drawn to what is controversial.  I want to be there, to see for myself, to make my own judgments.  If an event divides decent people into sides that condemn each other, I want to understand bo...
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Jesus, the Ham of God

How did we go from the Passover Lamb to the Easter Ham? It’s a complicated, not very pretty story, central to modern religious identity and, for those reasons, tucked away from public view. A truly “new” ...
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Is Diversity Becoming Destructive?

I am committed to diversity. I believe that we all benefit when we interact with people of other cultures, other races, other sexual orientations, and other religions. There is much that we can learn from pe...