Author Archives: danielmeyer

The Greatness of the Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Great Ormond Street Hospital has decided 11-month-old Charlie Gard must die. Not only is the hospital unwilling to proceed with treatment for a rare condition Charlie has, but they have refused even to let Charlie’s parents take him at their own … Continue reading

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Weak arguments: “unelected bureaucrats”

You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your towns which the LORD your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment. — Deuteronomy 16:18 Do not judge according … Continue reading

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I thank God for their faith

Someone asked me what I think of the band of nine men and women who blocked the front doors of Kentucky’s only abortuary last Saturday and were arrested for it. What I say is, thank God for their faith. Watch … Continue reading

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Crossing the Jordan means picking up your sword, not laying it down

Beloved hymns picture the Jordan River as a symbol of physical death and the promised land as a symbol of heaven. But when the Israelites passed over the Jordan under Joshua, they did not lay down their weapons to study … Continue reading

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They wouldn’t call her Mara

In the book of Ruth, Naomi comes back from the land of Moab bitter at God. She tells her friends not to call her Naomi (“pleasant”) anymore, but Mara (“bitter”), because the Lord has made her life bitter. Interestingly though, … Continue reading

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Open letter to airbnb.com

Dear Airbnb, As of November 1 (tomorrow), you are requiring that every member of the airbnb community agree to a “Community Commitment” that includes this wording: I agree to treat everyone in the Airbnb community—regardless of their…sexual orientation…without judgment or … Continue reading

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Just like our father

Have you ever thought it unfair that our first father Adam should represent you? Have you ever thought, “What a rotten deal that Adam fell and I got smeared with the guilt of it too.” Perhaps you have followed the … Continue reading

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