What Voting Bloc Are You?

I don’t need to tell you this, but we’re in an election year. Sorry; you just can’t get away from it, even on this blog. And every election there is one constant – discussion of “voting blocs.” Politicians and pundits divide people up into categories, and then proceed to say how many of each a…

The End that’s a Beginning

I love how the Gospel of Mark ends. At least, how I think it ends. If you look at your Bible, you'll notice that there is some uncertainty with that. There is a "shorter ending" for Mark, and a "longer ending." They are called this for deep, theological reasons - it's because one is shorter, and…

Don’t Rush to Easter

For many people, March is a really important month. For teachers and students, it's the promise of Spring Break -- and the opportunity to take a breather before the final push to finish the school year. For sports fans, it's the "on-the-edge-of-your=seat" frenzy of March Madness. And every four years March is full of presidential…