Bob Burney

Posted May 17, 2013

In the midst of scandal-riddled Washington, you may have missed this breaking news: The White House is haunted!

Posted July 11, 2011

It seems that American culture is having increasing trouble with a particular word. No one in government, few in the public square or even those in the pulpit dare utter this word. It grates on the sensibilities of today’s politically mindset.

Posted June 10, 2011

For centuries, the Presbyterian Church stood on the proud heritage and legacy of men like John Knox who fearlessly and valiantly stood for the truth of scripture. Today, the modern Presbyterian Church (USA) (also “PCUSA”) bears little resemblance to its noble ancestry.

Posted June 10, 2011

For centuries, the Presbyterian Church stood on the proud heritage and legacy of men like John Knox who fearlessly and valiantly stood for the truth of scripture. Today, the modern Presbyterian Church (USA) (also “PCUSA”) bears little resemblance to its noble ancestry.

Posted April 12, 2011

In the year 1890 a German scientist named Friederich Golz performed an experiment on a number of dogs that involved the surgical removal of the neocortex of the animals brains. He was surprised that when the temporal lobe was removed, the animals were more tame and calmer than before the operation.

Posted August 19, 2010

Posted February 26, 2009

You know what? I think we really are in Oz.

Posted December 05, 2008

Every year for the past decade or so American Christians have found themselves embroiled in the “Battle for Christmas.” Everyone knows that the secularists want all mention of Christ removed from public life and discourse.

Posted November 06, 2008

I was a little apprehensive about waking up on Wednesday morning. After all, America had willingly elected the most liberal president in our history.

Posted July 21, 2008

Do you ever feel totally “whipped”? I mean tired, exhausted, strung out and empty?

Posted June 20, 2008

Allow me to show you a couple of mental snapshots. First imagine a picture of a family in a modern SUV.

Posted May 21, 2008

Drive into Mt. Vernon, Ohio and it’s like a step back into history. The city, founded in 1805, is anchored by a city square straight out of an old post card or possibly a Norman Rockwell painting.

Posted March 05, 2008

Remember the old cliché, “Just when you think you’ve heard it all ...”? Well, you haven’t until you’ve heard this.

Posted February 29, 2008

The big “buzz” in the American religious community is the recently released report from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.

Posted February 20, 2008

George Barna, the beloved Christian pollster, recently announced to the world in his book “Revolution” that the institutional church was dead. That was not a problem, however, because Barna also announced a “New Reformation”.

Posted December 19, 2007

What has happened to the simple principle of telling the truth? That question should be posed to the Mormon community. I’m not an expert on anything—but I do know a little bit about Mormonism—or, as they prefer to be called, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS).

Posted December 05, 2007

As this column goes to press, hundreds of presumably Muslim protestors in Sudan are shouting for the execution of a British school teacher. Her offense? Insulting Islam because her class of 7-year-olds named a teddy bear Muhammed.

Posted November 19, 2007

In 2006, Christian pollster George Barna shocked the evangelical community with his book “Revolution.” In it he wrote the obituary of the church as we know it.

Posted October 30, 2007

If you are older than 40 the name Benjamin Spock is more than familiar. It was Spock that told an entire generation of parents to take it easy, don’t discipline your children and allow them to express themselves.

Posted October 04, 2007

Have you ever had the powerful experience of seeing seemingly disparate newspaper articles suddenly come together in a “connect the dots” manner? This happened to me recently as I was preparing for my daily radio program.