There are many names for it. The Law of Nature. The Moral Law. The Rule of Decent Behavior. But everyone knows it. It is the tears in your eyes when you watch a terrorist attack on TV. It is the pit in your stomach when you look away from someone in need. It is the … Continue reading The Moral Law
For a long time, airplanes and cars have been in the spotlight of transportation. Until just a few years ago, gas prices were really low. This meant that cars were cheaper and airplane fares were lower. Cars were driven by, well, drivers, who could stop almost anywhere they want, which meant they could set their … Continue reading Rail Innovations
In this life, pain is natural. It’s to be expected, especially by Christians. Jesus even told us that we would suffer much tribulation and pain for his sake. But how do we as Christians deal with that? A Little Book on the Christian Life, by John Calvin, answers that question very well. Pain is expected … Continue reading A Little Book on the Christian Life – Pain
Somewhere along the way of Christianity, someone came up with 5 points about how Christians came to exist and how we are kept in an eternal hug with God. Those 5 points are usually referred to as either plainly the “5 points” or “TULIP”: Total Depravity Unconditional Election Limited Atonement Irresistible Grace Perseverance of the … Continue reading 5 Points and TULIP
One of my sons likes battles. He has just over a gazillion little robots, space ships, monsters and army men, and he sets up his whole room in these elaborate battle scenes that take days to play out. While he's in the middle of one, he doesn't want anybody to clean it up. I am … Continue reading What is clean, anyway?
I love watching my kids. One of the reasons is that they teach me so much about myself. My son gets really into things. For a while he’ll be into Star Wars. Everything will be Star Wars. Every stick is a light saber. He just breaths Star Wars, and all that he talks about is … Continue reading What do you treasure?