Feb28WedFebruary 28, 2018
In the film Blackhawk Down, a vehicle filled with wounded Americans comes to a halt in the middle of a hailstorm of Somali bullets. The commanding officer orders a soldier to take the wheel. The soldier protests, “I can’t, I’m shot!”
The officer is unimpressed. “We’re all shot. Get in and drive!”
Dec13WedDecember 13, 2017
In him was life, and that life was the light of men.
We call Christmas the season of light in no small part because of the meaning of this verse. But what are we to make of this mysterious word? How was Jesus the light of men?
Famed geneticist Francis Collins’s journey to faith is a good example.
Two hundred and eighty-four combat missions in helicopter gunships over Vietnam, flying in support of the SEALS and River Patrol Boat squadrons along the Mekong Delta, followed by a stint with Air America, the CIA air force in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh trail, qualify a man to comment on the meaning of Memorial Day.
My late friend, Paul Steube,...