David Ruzicka

CP Op-Ed Contributor

A Really Manly Man ... Really

Lots of confusion about what it means to be a man these days (and at least since the 1970's). A few years back a political campaign thought the "pajama boy" ad would really get men psyched up about discussing health insurance (this ad brought to you courtesy of estrogen!).

Mike Pence = Taliban

A recent article revealed how disturbingly deviant Mike Pence really is. He said (HIDE THE CHILDREN'S EYES — IT'S HORRIFYING!): He doesn't dine alone with a woman other than his wife. The truth of our day is that for many, a serial adulterer is a hero and the man who sets boundaries for himself is the freak.

Matthew 4:18 — Take This Job and Quit It?

One day in the land of Matthew 4:18, Jesus is walking along the shore of the Sea of Galilee. He sees two brothers — Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew — throwing a net into the water, for they fished for a living.

Christmas Is on Sunday This Year. Should Churches Cancel Worship?

Every so often, Christmas Day falls on a Sunday. And even though the other 51 weeks a year, churches all across America gather to praise the name of Jesus no matter what, when Sunday and Christmas collide, some churches feel the need to cancel Sunday worship so that the true meaning of Christmas can be experienced in all its fantastic, fabulous glory.

I Like Big Buts and I Cannot Lie

Hey! If you read that and thought I was writing about something else and some song is stuck in your head, that's on you and your poor music choices! And, I'm sure I have no idea what song that might be … just saying.

12 Important Things to Know About Angels

I'm starting a message series on Revelation, and there are a few angel references in there. And for many folks, it's easy to pass over the angels. We read like this, "blah blah blah blah angel blah blah blah."

How Pirates of the Caribbean Reminds Me of Genesis 27

As a kid, I heard this crazy story in the Bible about Jacob putting on a goat skin to fool dad (Isaac). I had several thoughts about that: creepy, scratchy, itchy, liar, deceiver, scoundrel (deceiver came from Sunday school lesson — my vocab wasn't that advanced).