Tag Archives: New Heaven and Earth

The Error In “There Are No Stupid Questions”

A friend of mine teaches High School physics. He’s known for telling his students: “There are no stupid questions, just stupid people asking them.” That sounds harsh, but he’s also one of the most popular teachers at the school. I … Continue reading

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This Is What It Means To Be Included

“This is what it means to be included.” The mother’s words jumped out at me from the radio. Included. Two year old Tatum Bakker had never been able to swing on a playground swing set until they visited Brooklyn’s Playground on … Continue reading

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Courthouses, Heaven and Coming Home

When I became a judge 20 years ago, they had no place for me. Literally. I was the eighth judge in a seven judge courthouse, and that meant there was no courtroom for me. They also had no chambers for … Continue reading

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Patriotism Is Not Even Close To Being The Highest Virtue

Soon after I became a Christian I had a conversation with a youth pastor. July Fourth was coming up and he said that he thought patriotism was very Godly. I asked, “What about citizens in Nazi Germany?” “Ummm … so maybe not … Continue reading

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