Should John Lennon’s Imagine Replace the Star-Spangled Banner?

In yet another sign of these tumultuous times, “social justice warriors” are now demanding that “The Star-Spangled Banner” be replaced as the national anthem. One proposed replacement is John Lennon’s “Imagine.” Indeed, “The Star-Spangled Banner” is difficult to sing. Sopranos struggle with “twilight’s last gleaming” and “gallantly streaming.” Basses screech through “the rockets’ red glare, … Read more

Telling Your Children about God When You Don’t Have Faith

You are a parent without faith living a normal life in today’s materialistic society. You watch your children grow, and you are proud of them. However, you see they need structure and a purpose in life that you can’t provide for them. Something is missing that leads your children to experience bouts of depression and … Read more

Can You Have a Church Without God?

The “Jesus People” of the late sixties tried to combine the hippie lifestyle with Christianity. They found traditional worship stifling and unstructured fellowship appealing. Their motto could be “I want God in my life, but not a church.” The movement quickly died; God without religion didn’t work. Today’s disenchanted have turned the formula around. They … Read more

Why We Stop for Christmas

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It is Christmas time, and the world stops for a brief moment. It does not stop long because there are too many important things to be done to waste on festive and unproductive folly. It can only be a short pause on Christmas day before the world must almost immediately return to the frenetic intemperance … Read more