Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Man of La Mainline


Gradye Parsons, the Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) is our very own reincarnation of the Man of La Mancha, Don Quixote. Riding on his tired old horse, Rocinante, whom he imagines to be a valiant charger, Don Quixote … Continue reading

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ISIS Is to Islam What Same-Sex Marriage Is to Christianity???


Five years ago, I wrote a blog about the PCUSA decision to normalize homosexuality and predicted that one of the fall-outs of this error would be the inability of PCUSA missionaries to reach the Muslim world. Since Muslims are taught … Continue reading

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Cur Potestas — God, Allah and Power


Often as I teach on Islamic vs. Christian theology, I ask the crowd, “What word would a Christian use to define the essence of God’s nature?” Invariably, the answer is “love.” Then I ask, “What word would a Muslim use … Continue reading

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One Hundred Thousand in Praise of a Murderer/Martyr


One of the most pressing questions on the world stage today is: Who represents true Islam — the moderates or the radicals? American Muslims are overwhelmingly moderate, but they represent just a fraction of the 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide. One … Continue reading

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