In the movie “I, Robot”, there is a scene in which Will Smith’s character is explaining what his beef is with robots. Apparently, he was in a car accident that sent him and another vehicle, this one containing an eleven year old girl, careening into deep water. A robot comes to their rescue; seeing that it can’t save both, it makes a calculation about the relative value/worth/rescuability etc of the two individuals, and chooses to save the Will Smith character, who says, with bitterness, something to the effect, “It was the wrong choice. A human would have known that.” … continue reading...
Tag: Birth Pangs
Here’s a bit of a no-brainer that was years in the making… all of the published books and short stories I’ve written, listed in one place: Here.
To date, these include my Birth Pangs series, my pro-life book, and two collections of short stories. Some are available only in digital format while others are in print.
The short stories are compilations of ones that I’ve written over the years and decided to throw together. Some of them are part of my effort to discipline myself to write a bit every month and are shared first with a group of … continue reading...
Thomas Powell’s recent article at Townhall called “A Fatal Trajectory” was featured on Rush Limbaugh today. When I got home I found some friends talking about it, too. I thought Powell’s piece hit the nail on the proverbial head.
Here is a quote I want to comment briefly on:
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Ultimately, it all comes down to who is willing to die and who is not.
How did we get to this point? It was no single thing.
The dumbing down of our education, the undermining of moral values with the fad of “non-judgmental” affectations, the denigration of our nation
I am very pleased to announce that book 2 in the Birth Pangs series, Spero, will be released in hard cover on October 20th, 2008. The soft cover will be released around Thanksgiving, 2008.
I am very pleased to make available an extended excerpt of the book. You may download it below. Feel free to pass it along and share it!
Review copies are available. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide details about the venue that the review would be published in. Review copies can be purchased by fans for a limited time through this site.
I was pretty thrilled to learn that a review of my book was going to be published on Worldnet as I bet any one can understand. Here is the article for those starting on my site and not coming from WND: http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=58834
Also, many thanks to Don Hank who took an interest in my book and my ministry a couple of months ago and has been a great encouragement to me. He is the author of the review.
My book, Fidelis is available both in hard covers and soft covers…
Soft Cover: $14.95 Hard Cover $24.95
You can purchase them … continue reading...
“Praestet fides supplementum sensuum defectui…”Or, in some translations I’ve seen, “Faith supplies what the senses cannot…” But I am no Latin scholar. We get the idea easily enough, though. In the first place, this little sentence implies that there are things that are real that our senses themselves are inadequate to detect. In the second place, the ‘organ’ for making the detection is ‘faith.’
Faith has gotten … continue reading...
Anthony is a member of the Lutherans for Life speakers bureau and as such is willing to speak on a variety of life issues. He also speaks on apologetics related issues and is willing to with your church or organization about any number of topics.
Anthony is the executive director of Athanatos Christian Ministries, formed to minister both to Christians and nonChristians.
He has a bachelors degree in Pastoral Ministry from Concordia University, Wisconsin, with a minor in Biblical Languages. Early in his freshmen year he dealt with some extreme attacks on his faith. In overcoming them, … continue reading...