Religion of Convenience

I have quoted from Mike’s blog more than once here at tt.us.  So often, he nails it. Mr. Stearns argues that evangelicals were often so focused on sexual morality and a personal relationship with God that they ignored the needy. He writes laceratingly about a Church that had the wealth to build great sanctuaries but lacked the will to build… Continue reading

In the "What Were They Thinking!" Category

Warning! Most Christians in the United States, and probably all conservative ones, will be deeply offended by this sign. I personally find it shocking. The thought that it was displayed by a Christian church astounds me. Do not click the image to the right, which will open a picture of the sign that is large enough to see and read,… Continue reading

Where Did America Actually Go?

  We live in an interesting time, a time where imaginary images, pixels of light that dance on the screen but for a moment accompanied by surround sound have actually replaced the real thing. Marshal was right: the medium today is absolutely the message. Our images are simply hollow, empty icons that stand in for a vacuous reality that only… Continue reading

How Well Written!

I highly recommend that Americans stop and think about what Garrison Keillor has written in this excerpt from his new book,  Homegrown Democrat (© 2004). Mr. Keillor is the host and writer of  A Prairie Home Companion, now in its 25th year on the air. Rather than just read these short quotations here, read the entire excerpt by clicking here.… Continue reading

Another Amazing Bumper Sticker

I saw it today. I wanted to laugh, but the power of the message was too overwhelming. I am going to write an article here soon entitled, Am I Conservative Or Am I Liberal. The duplicity of the republican platform actually hurts my heart. In recent years many have seen the message campaign of the conservative christian movement, What Would… Continue reading