Category Archives: The Christian and Culture

Mr Z and the Christian View of Mathematics

My maths teacher (“math teacher” for those across the pond 🙂 ), Larry Zimmerman, passed on to glory recently. The best teachers seem to have this wonderful ability to make you fear them and love them at the same time. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday and the Christian View of War

Every November, you can find those who claim Christians shouldn’t observe Remembrance Sunday.  They claim it glorifies war, and that Christians should always oppose war, and anything to do with war.  The Scriptures, though, teach a different perspective. I covered … Continue reading

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Apocryphal “Legal Facts”

Those with political and legal power build their houses and their thrones on the sand, ordering the tide to stop, creating their own “legal facts” and pretending that they’ve changed reality. Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season….

…for people to tell others they should or shouldn’t celebrate Christmas.  So I’ll restate — the Bible does not tell us to celebrate Christmas, but does give sound Biblical basis for us to do so if we wish.  In the … Continue reading

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“Would You Like to Buy a Poppy?” (repost)

Never think you’ve got everything figured out. You don’t, and more often than you like to think, you aren’t even close. Continue reading

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Trick or Treat? (reposted from two years ago)

We opt out.  Eight reasons: Few celebrations of Hallowe’en really involve witchcraft, but many treat it as a joke, something to be imitated in fun, rather than a serious evil. Many celebrations place an unhealthy emphasis on death and evil. … Continue reading

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Echoing Down the Ages

Two thousand years ago, the Lord Jesus Christ asked a question.  Few were prepared to answer it then, and few want to answer it today — but still, it echoes down the ages, slicing through human hypocrisy today, just as … Continue reading

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