Book Review: A Visual History of the English Bible

Book Review: A Visual History of the English Bible. Author Donald L. Brake chronicles the history of the English bible from medieval manuscripts to contemporary translations.


Who Offers Real Choice?

In January, many people assemble in Washington, DC, to mark the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973. This court decision wiped out the laws against abortion in the majority of the states and made the termination of a pregnancy at any time legal in all 50 states. In 2017, one … Continue reading Who Offers Real Choice?

Christmas Hope

During this joyous Christmas season, some struggle to find hope. Earlier this month, a Langley, Washington, resident expressed her loss of hope in a letter to the editor of the South Whidbey Record. People, personal finances, and the government have proved to be unreliable sources of hope. But what is hope? And where does one … Continue reading Christmas Hope

Dusty Pages or Divine Word, part 2

In August I began to explain the reliability of the Bible. Here’s part 2. 4. Testimony of Jesus Throughout Jesus’ ministry years, he quoted or referenced the Old Testament as the inspired, inerrant, authoritative word of God. He even mentioned events in the Bible that many people struggle to believe as history.For instance, many people … Continue reading Dusty Pages or Divine Word, part 2

Vote for Constitutionalists

The Left complains about President Trump’s character qualities, oscillating between calling him incompetent to being a dictator. Because of his coarse character and his waffling political past, I didn’t vote for him. However, I do find the behavior of those on the Left even worse. The Left frequently bullies those who disagree with their worldview. … Continue reading Vote for Constitutionalists

Keep the Republic

During my five decades, I've watched our constitutional republic, the United States, slip further and further out of the hands of "we the people."  Governance throughout time has been a monarchy or a dictatorship. It is the natural form of government of man. A republic, on the other hand, is an unnatural, supernatural type of … Continue reading Keep the Republic

Dusty Pages or Divine Word? part 1

Many people claim the Bible contains myths and old rules for an ancient society. They disbelieve that it is the inspired and infallible word of God. Yet, this book has endured through millennia despite being confronted by controversy. I believe those who reject the Bible either have not read it or misunderstood it. But also … Continue reading Dusty Pages or Divine Word? part 1