The Case for Miracles: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for the Supernatural by Lee Strobel My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have been a Christian for a long time and picked up Strobel’s book on miracles. As I read through the arguments against by Shermer and Hume and all those arguments for miracles, I am […]Read more "Review: The Case for Miracles"
I have been reading the Lord of the Rings trilogy non-stop since 1998. Each year, I would read The Hobbit, followed by Fellowship of the Ring, then The Two Towers and finally Return of the King. It takes about three and a half months during my leisure reading time at night before going to sleep. And I have been doing this every year, so that’s […]Read more "What I learned from Lord of the Rings"
I’m tired of Christmas. There. I have confessed it to the world. It is a sign that something is wrong with me, that when the Bible stories meant to instill hope and wonder, I stifle a yawn because I have been hearing it for the thirty second time. And that is NOT good. I’m tired […]Read more "Renewing Wonder"
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis My rating: 5 of 5 stars I absolutely love this book. When I was 9 years old, our class did this as our Christmas pageant. I was a cat on the side of good. Just another extra in Aslan’s army. It was not until I […]Read more "Review: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe"
Bing Crosby, American singer from the 1940s, popularized the song White Christmas. The lyrics go something like this: I’m dreaming of a white Christmas,Just like the ones I used to know…Where the treetops glisten and children listenTo hear sleigh bells in the snow Living in southern California where it never snows, this is more nostalgic for […]Read more "Secular Christmas?"
Every year, Goodreads.com challenges bibliophiles to set a number of books to read in the coming year. In the past, I set the bar low at 50 books because I regularly read up to 70+ books per year. Last year, I set the bar high at 70 books per and still passed it at 86 […]Read more "Whatcha reading?"
Brett’s Question: We took a similar stance w/ Japan (as Germany) at the end of the war? In other words we went very easy on them, set them up for stability, etc? Justin’s Answer: Yes and No; it depends. On the one hand, there was a war crimes tribunal: the International Military Tribunal for the […]Read more "Military History Q&A Series Q20"