Meditation

Uh oh, there I had an interesting conversation today. A Hindu friend asked if I meditate. We have talked about various “religious” things before. For instance, she’s very impressed that I read my holy scriptures and even meet with others to study...

We’re wired for Fanboydom?

Interesting article today.  An intro quote: We’ve all encountered [fanboys]. They lurk in Internet message boards, comment threads, and chatrooms. Addressing anyone and everyone, they type up lengthy tirades with Cheeto-stained fingers, extolling the virtues of...

Pride versus humility in serving and being served

Humility is a slippery thing to grasp, no? My natural inclination several years ago was to deny being served, thinking myself humble by not wasting the service of others.  (How noble of me!)  I found later that this is Pride:  I am the superman who can do it all, who...

Uncontacted group of natives found deep in Amazon

Fascinating that there are still groups of people being discovered who have not connected with the global population yet.  Read more on The Guardian. My first thought was missions-based:  will they hear about the Gospel?  Then I read in The Guardian: Among the main...

Osama bin Laden and Truth Claims of Christ Risen

Today, President Obama declared that Obama bin Laden is dead.  I believe him.  Why?  Because nobody in their right mind would declare to be true that which can be proven false so easily.  Radical Islamists have an interest in making America look the fool and would be...