God's crystal ball

by Craige McMillan -- "If only I'd known ..." is one of mankind's best-known, if not most-loved choruses. It's a frequent solo as well; most of us know more than a few more…

The world's most dangerous place

by Craige McMillan -- The cover of this week's Economist newspaper pictures President Bill Clinton tiptoeing along the nuclear-armed border between India and Pakistan. The lead editorial (they are one of the more…

Eternity lost

by Craige McMillan -- As a child, eternity was easy to understand: It lived in the days and hours leading up to Christmas -- and the time we opened presents. Sometimes it more…

America's abyss

by Craige McMillan -- A future social historian is likely to decide that the most powerful instrument of all in bringing about the erosion of our civilization was none other than the more…

Politics and the divine

by Craige McMillan -- As I write this, those of us in Washington State will have an opportunity to vote in the presidential primary election later today. Perhaps a quarter to a more…

A nation of 'little Hitlers?'

by Craige McMillan -- "We cannot reject ourselves and love God. When the breach in the human soul that is self-rejection remains unhealed, the individual, and thereby society, is open to all more…

Why God can't exist

by Craige McMillan -- Because we are thoroughly modern people, we have many reasons why God can't exist. Evolutionists have their interminable army of monkeys, typing away in the bell jar devoid more…

A different kind of courage

by Craige McMillan -- Self-made men should feel free to compare themselves with Jim Horsley, author of "A Different Kind of Courage" (Word Publishing, 1998, ISBN 0-8499-4015-X). Those who dare are likely more…

Life in the convergence zone

by Craige McMillan -- The weather in Seattle is notoriously difficult to predict. Television weathermen -- who, by virtue of their profession, are as reliant on excuses as editorial commentators -- often more…

Beneath contempt

by Craige McMillan -- Last week we looked at the poisonous effects of anger, and the benefits of its antidote, forgiveness. But there is something even more destructive than anger. For, while more…