Wrecking forests, facing gods

Wrecking forests, facing gods

Climatologists tell us that last year was the hottest on record, further evidence that global warming is not some figment of a liberal’s imagination, but a reality we all must live with. A geological history of periodic ice ages, shifting continents, and seas...
Now that’s (not) a trip …

Now that’s (not) a trip …

Shopping just became more convenient in the Raleigh area, as the online retailer Amazon made it the 25th city in the country with a local warehouse and “free” two-hour delivery for “Prime” members (who pay $99 per year) within a range of zip...
For the birds

For the birds

The news doesn’t seem to get any better lately: recent numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that women ministers make, on average, 76 cents for every dollar male ministers make for comparable work. That’s even worse than the 83 cents...
. . . and home of the mean?

. . . and home of the mean?

Any perception that I’ve fallen down on blog-writing lately is right on the money. Other work and writing demands have something to do with that, along with the need for a break over the holidays, but that’s not all. The issues that most need addressing...
Beware the tube of demons

Beware the tube of demons

The Internet has been abuzz this week with mind-boggling footage of two prosperity preachers  defending their need to have private jets. In a recent episode of Kenneth Copeland’s “Believers’s Voice of Victory” talk show (Dec. 29, 2015), he and...