By Bob Hiller - We all know the old sports truism: It’s not whether you win or lose; it’s how you play the game. I tell my boys that I don’t care if they win so long as they play hard and fair. The truth is, we all play to win, and we all want … Continue reading The Disgrace in Tanking
By Paul Koch – “In short: enthusiasm clings to Adam and his children from the beginning to the end of the world - fed and spread among them as poison by the old dragon. It is the source, power, and might of all the heresies, even that of the papacy and Mohammed. Therefore, we should … Continue reading Enthusiasm and the Holy Ministry
By Graham Glover - “I…do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic…” These words are part of the oath that every person takes upon entering or being promoted in the United States military. These are serious words that speak to the importance … Continue reading Defend the Nation or the Republic?
By Tim Winterstein - From February 2–9, the Spokane International Film Festival celebrated its twentieth year, holding screenings of documentary and narrative features, as well as shorts blocks from around the world, including a Best of the Northwest program featuring local filmmakers. The festival opened with Benny and Joon, a 1993 film that was set … Continue reading Competing Visions
By Paul Koch – The raising of a son is a noble and daunting task. In these days of safe spaces on college campuses and SJWs arguing over proper pronoun use, it is easy to get overwhelmed as to what is the best course of action. The time-honored traditions handed down from a father to … Continue reading Walking the Perimeter with a Son
By Paul Koch - In his letter the to the church in Corinth, St. Paul speaks in sobering terms about his role in the mission and work of our Lord’s church. He seems to understand the magnitude of what he is doing and the crucial nature of just what it is that the church is … Continue reading Learning to Run
By Joel A. Hess - This past week, I watched my alma mater’s sports program completely implode. Unless you are Stephen Hawking, exclusively spending your time contemplating the universe, you probably have heard about the USA and MSU gymnastics doctor who molested over a hundred girls over the course of his career. Everyone agrees to … Continue reading If Your Sexual Ethics are Limited to Consent, This is What You Get