A (Kosher) Taste of Freedom

SHADES OF FREEDOM: ARTICLE ONE

I write so often concerning the idea of human freedom because it underpins the important issue of human dignity.  When considering the issue of human government, we must always remember that humanity was created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26,27), and God is free.  This means that every loss of human freedom moves the image of God in humanity closer to extinction, and therefore must be guarded against most diligently. Continue reading

Why Hell Hates the U.S. Constitution

The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the constitutionality of Obamacare has been one of many nails driven into the coffin of our country’s Constitution over the past century.  And while the question of whether or not too many nails have now been driven into that coffin must wait for another day to be answered, the reason why all Christians must arise to defend the Constitution must not, for when it dies much of Heaven’s light upon Earth will die with it. Continue reading

President Oblivion

I have for some time been putting off writing this article, but I find that I can be silent on this issue no longer.  What  is written here is meant mostly to carry the sting of rebuke to those of us who deem ourselves to be Christians, but yet who have allowed political and cultural life in America to become the cesspool that it is. Continue reading

4,380 Crosses

A few months ago it struck me that my Dad (John Mahler, who now lives in Georgia) would be celebrating his 75th birthday in the same month that I’d be celebrating my 50th, and so I had the brilliant idea (I guess everyone gets one per lifetime) of meeting in his hometown of Henderson, Kentucky to celebrate a 125th birthday party together.  That little kernel of an idea coalesced into – with the help of many family members – two family reunions over the course of Memorial Day weekend. Continue reading