Author Archives: Jack Spence

Why I Write

I have been reading, with great interest, the articles recently popping up on TOQonline that answer the question, “Why We Write?”  I tend to concur with the assessment that the “most interesting thing about the writers of TOQ isn’t why we write, but why we came to write from the perspective that we have.” Here I […]

Speaking Truth to the Emperor

Most children have read (one hopes!) Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” (and if you have not read it in a while, read it again; it will pay dividends).  Our modern-day emperor (think of all those in positions of authority or influence within the media, politics, entertainment, academia, etc.) has no clothes either, […]

Evangelicals: Evaluating the Work of Kevin MacDonald

These Jews were more open–minded than those in Thessalonica, for they eagerly received the message, examining the scriptures carefully every day to see if these things were so. Acts 17:11, NET Scripture praises the Berean Jews for not only accepting the message of Paul, but also lauds them for their diligent evaluation of his arguments.  The […]