Tag Archive | Christianity

Julian the Apostate_Gods and Legions

Gods and Legions is about a late Roman Emperor by the name of Julian. He was a bit of a military genius and won a smashing victory against the Alamanni (A Germanic super-tribe) invading Gaul in 357 A.D. while heavily outnumbered. Julian was also a bit of an anomaly. He reversed the Roman State religion […]

The Aurora Shootings and My Pastor’s Lack of a Take

  Below is link to my friend’s blog. Actually, he is more than a friend although he is my best male friend. My best female friend is my wife just in case any of you are wondering. But, as I said he’s more than my friend, he’s also my pastor and my boss. I get […]

Snap Shot in Time, Milwaukee Journal April, 1943 part 1

News from 1943 Headlines Milwaukee Journal in part one…. 1. The Lord’s Supper 2. Easter Candy and Flowers 3. Doolittle Raid My son’s father-in-law and my friend lent me a newspaper dated April 22nd 1943. He knew of my interest in history and thought I’d like to see it. What is more, it’s a newspaper […]

Originally posted on Missional Meanderings:
I wrote one post on this already, then deleted it.  It was just me irritated and venting the irritation.  Why so irritated?  This site is where it all started for me. It is actually an interesting read, I made it several pages deep myself. But what stood out was how…

Does the Qu’ran and the Bible Teach Jihad?

I hope you are intrigued by the title of this post and the link below and read on! Go to the below link last. Is the Bible your puppet? Exegesis vs. Eisegesis. I’ve been slowly going through Robert Spencer’s The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam and the Crusades. One interesting feature is how Spencer will […]

Women and Children First

Phrases that have a historical significance interest me, especially if they are quotes from a historical figure or historical circumstance. For example, Winston Churchill once referred to Neville Chamberlain as a “sheep in sheep’s clothing.” That phrase is even more interesting to me because Churchill was modifying a saying or principle found in the Bible. […]

Mere Christianity

Pastor Mark Driscoll posted this on FB this morning and it reminded me of my past: ‎”Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.” – C.S. Lewis I’m not certain but I think the Lewis quote is from Mere Christianity, one […]