Verisimilitude and Other Challenges

Writing has some unique challenges for the aspiring scribe. Not getting sued first comes to mind, but there are others. Somehow, we must spin a yarn in such a way that you, the reader, buy into our story. It must have verisimilitude, or at least the sense of...

The Last Bastian

My Blog on May 7, 2015 Every morning of my adult life arrived with a newspaper. Then I noticed that occasionally a so-called journalist, oh so subtly, with a little word choice here and there, slipped in what appeared to be a biased point of view. As these little...

Truth and Lies

When I was in nursing school, we had to write up “bib cards.” We went to our medical library, selected an article to read, jotted down its salient points, and cited its bibliographic information. Bib cards —you could trust that the information was peer reviewed and...

What is Your World View?

“There are many paths to heaven” “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:6) Well, which is it? Norman Geisler and Peter Bocchino, in their book Unshakable Foundations: Contemporary Answers to Crucial Questions...