He is risen indeed.
One of the things I like to do most in this world is write computer software. I tell interviewers that when I’m seeking a job. I spend a lot of time writing software both on the job (it’s a large part of my job after all) and off the job. Not too long ago I read some advice for job seekers about having a “passion project”. It wasn’t the first time I’ve seen that advice. Read more
Don’t Worry, It’s Only Ones and Zeros
As you’re reading this, the chances are pretty good that you’re doing so with the help of a computer. You might be using a personal computer, a tablet computer, or a smart-phone. Today computers are all around us, in things most of us probably don’t even think about. Our entertainment depends on computers. We listen to music through digital recordings and digital playback. We watch movies and programs on television recorded and transmitted digitally. Even some of what we watch in movies and television programs was created digitally, never having existed in the real world. Read more
A little more than a month ago, I read a post on Glen Chatfield’s blog The Watchman’s Bagpipes. The post was about the movie September Dawn. In that post he was recommending a few books about the Mountain Meadows Massacre, and he recommended the following book. Read more
On Christian Liberty
I really like it when my church resumes its regular Bible study program in the fall, especially when we pick up where we left off before our summer break. We’ve been studying the book of 1 Corinthians and we picked it up again tonight in chapter 8. Read more
A Total Eclipse Of The Sun
This morning, my wife and I left our home at about 6:30 AM to go see the solar eclipse. We arrived at a WalMart parking lot in North Rexburg, Idaho at about 10:45 AM and set up to watch it with our grandson Emmett. We had a great time. I took pictures. I took video. I promised to e-mail them to a few people, and I will.
Then we drove home through nightmare traffic. We got home at about 10:15 PM after leaving Rexburg at about 12:30 PM. For me, the eclipse was worth the hassle. It was the most amazing astronomical spectacle I’m likely to see in my earthly life. Read more
Christianity is different from every other religion on the earth. Every other religion tells you how to earn your way to a better afterlife. Christianity makes it clear that you cannot earn your way to a better afterlife. If you want a better afterlife you must trust wholly in Jesus for your salvation, justification, sanctification, and entrance into the presence of the Lord. It is his completed work on the Cross that grants you these things. As Christians, we know this through the Scripture, which we believe is the inerrant and infallible word of the living God.