Monthly Archives: October 2013

School as Church?

It is often the case with Christian schools (especially Christian schools that provide healthy community) that many of the students and families allow the school to become their local church.  I have often heard the statement, “Geneva is my church.”  … Continue reading

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CS Lewis: the Problem of Pain and Belief in God

The strongest argument against belief in God is the problem of evil.  The more you look, the more you see that it is not the just chief problem but also the core question at the heart of all other objections … Continue reading

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Grammar Is Godly

One brief thought that came to me this morning as I was getting ready for the day: The subjunctive mood employed in a Christian’s mind is a glimpse of the world as it should, and one day will be; it … Continue reading

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Screwtape Fragment

It’s that time of year when the seniors at the Geneva School of Boerne are writing their antitheses—those essays that argue the opposite of what their actual theses will defend (hence “anti-thesis”).  Doing this insures that the students really know … Continue reading

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Making True Friends out of Enemies

So David arose and went over, he and the six hundred men who were with him, to Achish the son of Maoch, king of Gath. 1 Samuel 27:2 David is audacious, isn’t he? David is a risk-taker. Remember, this is … Continue reading

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10 Commandments of the Internet Hobo

I love and frequent establishments with free wi-fi.  I can transform just about any place into an office in no time flat.  Starbucks, Barnes &Noble, or Panera may be the cliché paradigms for this, but there are other establishments with … Continue reading

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Popping Bubbles

In a recent edition of Science News, an article entitled “Beating Boredom” includes the following about how one zoologist is helping orangutans taken from the wild beat boredom: When an Orangutan Outreach supporter showed his iPad to orangutans at the Milwaukee County … Continue reading

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