Kurt Peterson, RIP

Ken Grant posts a tribute to our classmate Kurt Peterson. Obituary. Kurt always reminded me of Alan Alda for some reason. I guess it was the acerbic wit. Oh, the times we had together … the Seminary coffee shop, the “Blue Parrot,” hanging out in his room or ours, usually in the company of Steve…

Polls.

Barna claims most American Christians don’t believe the Holy Spirit exists. Problem is, they used terms like “living force” and “living entity.” These are the pollster’s terms, not the terms of Christian theology.  I don’t believe the Holy Spirit is a “living force”–that’s a term out of Star Wars. I wouldn’t call him a “living…

Sikhs in the Military

Sikhs have served in the militaries of many nations–but they face problems in the US. Accommodations are made from time to time for the wearing of the beard, uncut hair, and turban, but not consistently. The Sikh Coalition is asking for a consistent policy that would permit Sikhs to serve.