February 19, 2017

Defending the dufus President

Defending The Dufus President by Michael Spencer I have never written about my own journey from liberalism to conservatism, and I won't be doing so anytime soon. When I was an enthusiastic liberal- I once journeyed hours to … [Continue reading...]

Are we wrong about marijuana?

Are We Wrong About Marijuana? by Michael Spencer Drugs have cost me a lot of friends: my students. Like every school in America, the school where I work prohibits the use of drugs by students (and staff.) Three years ago we … [Continue reading...]

I have my doubts

I Have My Doubts The many reasons I don't believe. by Michael Spencer Immediately the father of the child cried out and said, "I believe; help my unbelief!" • Mark 9:24 Let's start with bugs. Bugs have … [Continue reading...]

Somewhere in the basement of the DNC…

Somewhere in the Basement of the DNC... by Michael Spencer Memo to: The Committee of Twelve From: Darwin Mapplethorp Kennedy IV, Campaign Development Director, 2004 Democratic Presidential Campaign RE: Prospects for taking the … [Continue reading...]

What we’re digging for

What We’re Digging For by Steve Mcfarland “Heigh Ho! Heigh Ho! It’s off to work we go!” It seems almost another life ago when I recall my first real job out of high school. Before I started college, I worked as a … [Continue reading...]

The boat in the backyard

The Boat In The Backyard A father's depression and a boy who finally understands by Michael Spencer Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? • David, The Psalms When I was twelve years old, my … [Continue reading...]

A Father’s Day remembrance

A Father's Day Remembrance Patience With Ponies . . . And Little Girls by Denise Spencer Her name was Missy. She was fat, black, and as stubborn as ever a pony could be. “She’s not broke to ride,” the man said, one eyebrow … [Continue reading...]

We don’t need no stinkin’ definitions

We Don't Need No Stinkin' Definitions Liberals pull something called Christianity out of a hat. by Michael Spencer As a competitor to traditional Christianity, liberalism is a fascinating opponent. When it comes to generals … [Continue reading...]

Preserve, protect, defend

Preserve, Protect, Defend by Michael Spencer I am frequently asked to explain what is the difference between Republicans and Democrats. As anyone who has read the philosophy of this web site knows, I have a clear opinion on … [Continue reading...]

Death: The road that must be traveled

Death: The Road That Must Be Traveled For this boy, coming to terms with death ain't no easy thing. by Michael Spencer Perhaps passing through the gates of death is like passing through the gate in a pasture fence. On the other … [Continue reading...]