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The Facts Are in the Questions – a look at courtrooms and faith

Getting the Preliminaries Right I had no experience as a judge when I started. That’s to be expected. Becoming a judge is how one learns what it is like to be a judge. But I also had relatively little experience … Continue reading

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Achieving Peace Is Not the End of the Matter

[I have a guest post at Jeannie Prinsen’s blog today. Here’s the opening, along with a link to the full post at her blog Little House on the Circle.] We don’t use the phrase “public servant” much these days but … Continue reading

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Truth and Right Judgment

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John Adams on the Stubbornness of Truth

Long before he became our second President, before the Constitution, even before the Revolutionary War, John Adams was a trial lawyer. Called on to defend the British soldiers accused of the Boston Massacre, he knew that truth is the only … Continue reading

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A Sincere Wax Job

[From the archives.] Putting a Coat of Wax on False Etymologies Sometimes people can use these word origins to help us understand spiritual matters. Like you’ll be hearing a sermon and they tell you, “In Isaiah 7:14, the original Hebrew … Continue reading

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Saturday Quotable -G.K. Chesterton explains why truth is stranger than fiction

Truth must of necessity be stranger than fiction. For fiction is the creation of the human mind, and therefore is congenial to it. G.K. Chesterton The Singular Speculation of the House Agent

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Making Up Stuff About Jesus

False Friends A recent study just reported that people who like a company sometimes write reviews on products the person has never bought, owned or used. You’d think they are writing favorably in order to promote the product, right? Wrong. … Continue reading

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Global Warming – Being In Denial Is No Joke

Denial of Overwhelming Evidence According to a recent report on NPR: Academies of science around the world agree that climate change is real and caused largely by burning fossil fuels. So do many professional scientific organizations. Polls of scientists point … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theorists Make Me Wanna Puke

The aftermath of the tragic shooting in Connecticut last month has taken an ugly and hate-filled turn. Conspiracy theorists are accusing the grieving families of having made the whole thing up. I’d like to find those people and throw up all … Continue reading

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Falsity

I’m told that Facebook is fun, informative, and even useful. You can’t prove it by me. I don’t have a Facebook account. Perhaps Mark Zuckerberg and I will friend each other one day, but that day has not yet come. One thing … Continue reading

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