Sand in the Gears

Intolerant mercy

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 Posted in Curmudgeonry | 14 Comments »

Most of us have never endured war amidst our homes and so we can only imagine, if we care to, the terror that drives people to take their children and elderly parents and spouses and flee all they have known. ...

A Darkness That May Be Felt

Monday, March 9th, 2015 Posted in The Sermons | Comments Off on A Darkness That May Be Felt

Some of you may like my latest essay at Image, about the 21 young men murdered by ISIS in Libya. Here's an excerpt: These stories are now fantasy to us, or nearly so. Abraham holds the knife to Isaac’s throat, Jacob ...

Daily dying

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in Faith and Life | 3 Comments »

John Hinderacker at Powerline (I got there from Instapundit) has this observation about the latest slaughter of Christians in Nigeria: "So where is the outrage? I don't know what denomination those Nigerian Christians were, but Lutherans are the most numerous Christian ...