Articles By: E. E. Corona

The Peace of Christ is Powerful

Christian intellectuals laudably relay this really powerful and appropriate Christian message:  “Know yourself.  Know your sins.  Dig deep into the sins of your life and sacrifice them to God.”  We seek to motivate the complacent, uninterested, non-invested sectors of Christianity, and rightly...
December 11th, 2013 | Religion | Read More

Exercise Does More than Build Your Body

Consider this popular complaint about male gymnasium enthusiasts:  “Roughly half of a man’s workout consists of admiring his muscles in the gym mirror.” True, a lot of us go to the gym to improve our image.  We want results, so we commit ourselves to a workout routine.  While I admire the commitment...
December 9th, 2013 | Culture | Read More

How Federal Debt is Not Like Personal Debt

If you want a scare, check out our nation’s Debt Clock. The Guardian warns that continuation of this debt crisis translates to the end of the American dream.  It cries out, “The US has enrolled at IOU University where no one graduates until his debt has been paid in full.” The central concern...
December 4th, 2013 | Politics | Read More

The Presidential Claim to Ignorance: Is it Ever Valid?

“President Obama’s ‘I don’t know’ Strategy – and its Limits” So declares the title of an article that echoes the general frustration that “‘I don’t know’ has become a regular refrain for this White House.” Should we criticize the president for his “not knowing” or validate...
November 12th, 2013 | Politics | Read More

Why Distrust of Government is a Good Thing

My colleague, Mr. Daniel Larsen, recently published an insightful article arguing that a government that cannot be trusted leads us to a Savior who can.  He poignantly articulates how the general lack of trust in American political leaders pushes us toward a better  hope in Christ.  That government...
October 30th, 2013 | Politics | Read More

How Living Safely is Dangerous

I tend to think passivity and the middle-way are pretty safe ways of life.  But choosing neither virtue nor vice is more dangerous than choosing vice.  If I am an outwardly vicious person, I cannot deny my viciousness.   On the other hand, by internalizing, that thereby ignoring, my own vice, I risk...
October 23rd, 2013 | Religion | Read More

Government Shutdowns: Moments of Insanity?

We should stop criticizing government shutdowns and start thinking about what the shutdowns tell us. Our government inflicts us with pain all the time.  The recent government shutdown is the most accessible example of such pain.  This kind of discomfort is so repulsive because it happens without our...
October 18th, 2013 | Politics | Read More

US Policy on Syria: Courage or Cowardice

Press releases from the UN, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and even the front lines of Syria itself, universally signaling Syria’s present instability, make one thing clear:  Syria’s future is not clear.   Should the world do anything to improve this situation?  Or should...
October 10th, 2013 | Foreign Affairs, Politics | Read More