World War II

Virtuous Spy Thrillers? Really!
I love mysteries and spy thrillers because I have insomnia. Seriously. I have to read something exciting enough to keep me from thinking about life long enough to fall asleep. That's challenging for a Christian because the exciting genres are usually full of sleaze. Let's face it, murders don't often happen in nice families! And,…
A New Look at War
"Can I talk to you privately?" It wasn't an unusual request, so I stepped aside with her. "I need to ask you about my son. I think he may be...I'm afraid he might be...showing some tendencies toward being...Oh, I think something's wrong with him! Maybe he's a psychopath or something!" My eyebrows went up. "What…
The Manly Virtues: A Powerful Mercy
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="485" caption="The Alamo, 1854"][/caption] When the outnumbered defenders of the Alamo refused the Mexicans’ demand to surrender, General Santa Anna ordered his buglers to play “El Deguello” – a call meaning “no quarter”, a signal that no prisoners would be taken, and anyone surviving the assault would be put to the sword.…