Behind Enemy Lines

My favorite sitcom of all time is Hogan’s Heroes, a silly comedic series of ever-more-unlikely scenarios about the efforts behind-enemy-lines of a group of POWs in German Stalag 13 during WWII.  The show starred Bob Crane as the ranking POW, Col Robert Hogan, and Werner Klemperer and John Banner as the inept Stalag Commandant (Col…

Approval of Conscience

The approval of one’s own conscience is a very heavy draft; and specially for those who are not accustomed to it. C.S. Lewis speaking of Mark Studdock in That Hideous Strength An interesting question to mull is: Why do so many people actively fight their conscience? It is a painful, unnecessary and unsatisfactory war. The…

It Is Good … Very Good

It was yesterday during worship at church that my two year-old (almost three!) son announced what he had to do, first in the prayer before the bread during the Lord’s Supper, then a second time right after the amens had been said. You can probably guess what he needed to do, so I won’t spell…