Actually, Balaam’s Ass Was Right


Balaam’s ass was a hero that deserves more press. (You can read the story of Balaam’s ass here.) She was afraid when she needed to be afraid. And she did what she could to obey God. Balaam’s ass became particularly precious to me about fifteen years ago. I had been invited to an exclusive dinner party. … Read more

The Silence of God and Suffering: Endō’s Masterpiece

Detail of Silence by Shusaku Endo cover

“If God exists, then why does He allow the innocent to suffer?” is a question that has been asked by many a skeptic. It’s a good question. And, it should not be posed by just skeptics or atheists trying to bolster their position. It should be a question that all Christians ask, and consider. Whether … Read more