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This blog used to be hosted at Patheos, but I created my own site because I wanted to get away from the increased commercialism. I also wanted to return to the more personal and relational style that I first had when blogging. As the readership increased at Patheos we lost the personal contact. I had to close the comments box because there were simply too many comments to moderate and extremists were using my combox as their soapbox.

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Standing on My Head

“A scene is often most clearly seen when it is seen upside down.” G.K.Chesterton

Cannibals or Christians

May 19th, 2020|

I was reminded recently of a book that made a big impact in the Evangelical circles in which I was raised. It was called Peace Child and was the story of a missionary family who went

Gollum – the Mirror of Man

May 17th, 2020|

The first half of my new book Immortal Combat-Confronting the Heart of Darkness explores what we mean by "the Sin of the World." It's not merely the naughty things you've done. It's a deeper fault..kind of

The Patchwork Church

May 12th, 2020|

Celebrating Mass yesterday I had a sudden insight on why I love the Catholic Church so much. It's simply because the Church is Catholic. It's universal. It's not a sect. I was actually thinking

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