Their Little Charade Parade

If the intolerista case against Trinity Fest (and other of our doings in Moscow) were a used sofa, there would be about seven springs poking up out of it. A number of them are in a dither because they have culled from some of my posted comments references to “battle” and whatnot, revealing thereby that …

America the Christian

We have had some local kibbitzing about our upcoming history lectures at Trinity Fest, and our so-called “revisionism.” Critics of the thesis that America was an explicitly Christian nation in its establishment and founding often point to the first Treaty of Tripoli (1797), which concluded hostilities with the Barbary Pirates. In the course of that …

Something Wrong With His Typewriter

This morning I received a copy of an anonymous attack on various members of our churches, posted on the ever-reliable Venom 20/20. For those who know nothing of it, you have not really missed out. For those who are aware of this particular spray of bitterness, let this answer suffice. One of the temptations that …

Tomayto, Tomahto

An editorial writer for the Lewiston Tribune wrote that folks should “quit picking on” me, and I appreciate the sentiment. But this expression of charity was too much for one letter writer, a woman named Joan Opyr, who wrote an indignant response. It turns out that I have been picking on Moscow — for several …

Important Trinity Fest Announcement

We only have a week before Trinity Fest begins, and we have an important announcement connected with this. Before getting to that, let me encourage those who have not yet registered to go ahead and do so, and to come. This whole event gets more interesting every day. And that leads me to the announcement. …

But Secularism Really Is Ugly

In the world of postmodern politics, truth does not matter — and pressure does. One of the reasons postmodern theorists say that all truth constructions are really just disguised power grabs is to disable any who oppose them. Once the decks are cleared for action, up they jump with their own construction which (mysteriously) is …