‘Seabiscuit’ Packs a Gospel Message

The “Gospel According to Seabiscuit” is playing to enthusiastic crowds. Laura Hillenbrand’s best-seller, Seabiscuit: An American Legend, has my parents’ seal of approval—a seldom-awarded honor for a book given to them by their son. The story...

Easter Comes to Iraq

On Sunday, people all over the United States will put on new shoes and wonder if they should have gotten a half-size larger. They briefly consider going out for pancakes, but abandon that plan in favor of searching through the plastic grass in the bottom of their...

Pastor Takes on Potter-Bashers

It was too late when I received an urgent e-mail from praise2victoryinchrist@yahoo.com warning me about “the curse of an abomination with which Satan seeks to fill our land.” Naturally I assumed it would be a prophetic word against racism, sexism or...

“Signs” Theology Is Absurd, Immoral

The real horror is the “answer” the movie gives to the problem of evil. The misconceived theological premise is that God directs every death. Not even the green guys would believe in a God as cruel as the one in “Signs.” As a pastor (a group...