Trial by fire

by Craige McMillan -- Waco is once again in the news. Six years later, after the jury trial, the convictions, and the buried evidence that we-the-people can't be permitted to see, my more…

For your own good

by Craige McMillan -- "It's for your own good, dear." It used to be that relief from hearing those words was a part of our transition from childhood into the adult world. more…

The un-Christian Coalition

by Craige McMillan -- I don't know which hurts worse: the false, hypocritical image of Christianity held by much of the secular world -- or the sneaking suspicion that they got that more…

Little white lies

by Craige McMillan -- "... believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee." --Jeremiah 12:6 We live in a world built upon deceit. Ours is an age that cannot know more…

The media bell curve

by Craige McMillan -- About the time that the Republicans took control of Congress from the Democrats, authors Murray and Herrnstein published The Bell Curve, a book discussing how American life was more…

A convenient death

by Craige McMillan -- "Motive causing the commission of the crime is ofttimes helpful in tracking the fugitive. Motive may be said to include the elements of gain, sex, revenge, anger, homicidal more…

America in the looking glass

by Craige McMillan -- For every tree is known by its own fruit ... from thorns men do not gather figs, nor from a bramble bush do they gather grapes. --Jesus Christ more…

Beyond prayer, part 2

by Craige McMillan -- Last week I suggested that many of us relate to God primarily in the role of Cosmic Nanny. Since He's been around for a very long time -- more…

Beyond prayer, part I

by Craige McMillan -- "Life is tough -- pray hard," is a common admonition today. Pity that for most of us it stops there, as if God were some Cosmic Nanny, dispensing more…