Mostly Christian

When we go to the ballpark, it’s almost a requirement to get a burger or hotdog. Sure, the taste might carry an odd resemblance to cardboard (especially if you let it get cold at all). Yeah, you can almost feel the grease instantly transforming into fat around your waist. We even understand that eating this…

How to Avoid Speeding Tickets

I remember my first (and only) speeding ticket. I was 16-years-old and had four friends in the car. I was foolishly going about 15 mph over the speed limit when the flashing lights appeared in my mirrors. My hopes of getting off with a warning vanished with the slip of paper the officer handed to…

Bomb Cyclone

Yesterday was a picture perfect day here in Colorado. You could have slipped on your flip-flops, walked down to the park, and basked in the perfect 80-degree temperature while enjoying a delightful breeze in your face. Today, we’re under a blizzard warning. More specifically, we’re expecting a “bomb cyclone” (yes, a second one). Just hours…

Blessed Or Spoiled?

The amount of wealth some people have is absolutely dumbfounding. Even more astonishing is the attitude that can come with it. For example: Some grandparents generously gave $20 inside a card to their wealthy teenage grandchildren. With disgust, they looked at their smiling grandparents and said, “What in the world do you think we can…

Christian Mirrors

The Norwegian town of Rjukan has been dealing with a problem for a very long time — darkness. The town is located in a deep valley and rarely receives direct sunlight. The solution to this problem is a system of huge mirrors. Three big mirrors have been built surrounding this mountain town. Using an electronic…

When Used Right…

He dropped to a knee in Central Park, pulled out the ring, and asked his sweetheart to marry him. “Yes!” was her answer. Everything was going perfectly. They strolled through Times Square, basking in the glow of their new engagement. The ring felt a bit loose, but he insisted that she continue to wear it.…

The Pain

Dr. Paul W. Brand was a noted leprosy expert who was especially famous for his surgical accomplishments with lepers in India. One night he became terrified when he noticed he had no feeling in his heel, a sign that he might have contracted leprosy. “He rose mechanically, found a pin, sat down again, and pricked…