WORDSBYRON

On religion, politics, and other things that matter

Feast of Purim

Feast of Purim Still Relevant

MARCH 1, 2015 OAHU, HAWAI’I—Today’s message from Pastor Israel Qalo (Cross-Road Ohana International Equipping Center) focused on recurrent Antisemitism and...

Seahawks lose SuperBowl 49

NO NO, NEVER NEVER, UH UH UH!

FEBRUARY 1, 2015, GLENDALE AZ—Two things, sports fans: Never get involved in a land war in Asia, and never—under any...

God is Faithful

The Reset

I work in a technical group with lots of computers and computer people. It is a very complicated world in...

Always My Hero

Secret Hearts

The heart knows its own bitterness, and a stranger does not share its joy. —Proverbs 14:10 Our existence before God...

Israel is Here to Stay

The nation of Israel is almost universally repudiated and reviled at this present time—which is amazing given the brazen cast...

World Vision logo

Say it ain’t so, World Vision

When I became a Christ follower in 1995, I became aware of ways to help people in great need in...

War on Women, or War on Children?

With the SCOTUS ruling on the First Amendment right to free expression/exercise of religion, whereby the court held that the...

Between the Rock and a Hard Place

So, here we are. Stuck. Unsure how to proceed or whether to turn back, surrounded by circumstances magnified through the...

The Slide Fire, Oak Creek Canyon, May 2014

The Illusion of Control

“Fire tests the purity of silver and gold, but the LORD tests the heart.” —Proverbs 17:3 The writer has in...

Especially Those in Caesar’s Household

I came across this little gem of a reminder in Paul’s letter to the Philippian church: Give my greetings to...