Practical Principles of Right Living—No. 1

Visits: 115[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Longer Articles page.] Introduction             When we speak of “morals,” “morality,” “mores,” and that which is “moral,” what do we mean? In modern usage, the adjective, moral (e.g., moral behavior, moral values, moral…

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A Critical Review

Visits: 285[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles-1 page.]             In the mid-1970s, Jonathan Livingston Seagull, a diminutive book by Richard Bach, captivated American readers, breaking sales records in both hard back and paperback editions, and the movie version played…

Studies in Evolution — No. 1

Visits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.]             The world has shifted drastically in its frame of reference since the beginning of the 20th century. This has been especially noticeable in the Western World (Western Europe and the…

A Candidate’s Connections

Visits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles page.] PLEASE NOTE: This article was written prior to the Presidential Election of 1984.             It is surely a legitimate concern of Christians to be aware of and concerned with the convictions…

Intellectual Snobbery

Visits: 2[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1 page.] The not-so-well-educated should not despise the well-educated, nor should the latter despise the former. Yet, so often those who obtain advanced degrees leave behind all the humility they may have…

Still Not Convinced?

Visits: 10[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Some seem to think that those of us who continue to warn of the perils of militant atheism and humanism are merely alarmists. They reason, “Surely, it couldn’t be all that…

Ominous Forces and Unfair Advantages

Visits: 16[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 1  page.] The Fort Worth Star-Telegram once reported that WFAA-TV (Channel 8, Dallas) had canceled the James Robison telecast. The reason? Robison preached on homosexuality and pointed out that the Bible calls…

The Religion of Secular Humanism

Visits: 19[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2 page.] Most Americans do not even know what “Secular Humanism” is, yet, ironically, most Americans living today (especially those under 40) have been greatly influenced by it. What is it? The term…

Science, Ignorance and Bias

Visits: 16[Note:  This MS is available in  larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] Scientific technology has blessed our lives immeasurably. Scientific inquiry is a perfectly legitimate pursuit. In fact, God ordered mankind to subdue the earth and to have dominion over fish, fowl,…

Preparing for Persecution

Visits: 37[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 2  page.] I excerpted the quoted material below from my MS for the 17th Annual Denton Lectures (1998), conducted by the old Pearl St. church here in Denton. Please keep this date…