The Love of God

“Yes, Jesus loves me! The Bible tells me so.” I, like many other young kids back in the day, sang this song plenty of times during Sunday school. It’s a basic truth of Christianity: God loves me, and that’s why He sent Jesus to die. “For God so loved the world,” and all. But in … More The Love of God

Barbarians at the Borders

When considering what made the Roman Empire fall, you may run up against a plethora of theories. Generally, it seems internal discord and a weakened military heavily contributed. It didn’t help that the “barbarians”, that is, the Goths, were roaming the borders and making raids until they finally invaded in force. The fattened Roman Empire wasn’t … More Barbarians at the Borders