Category Archive: FAITH

The Gospel of the Vaccine

It all seems eerily familiar:  the application of guilt the laying out of the predicament and consequences of your guilt the good news of a price paid for you the promise of redemption… Continue reading

The hope of happiness

In the debate over same-sex marriage and homosexuality, just as in other issues about which people disagree, the answer to one question will mostly determine which side one will support: Or perhaps more… Continue reading

It’s oh so natural

Evil has a long and sobering history. There is nothing new under the sun….not torture and murder, not rape and enslavement, not subjugation, treachery, serial lying, and all manners and expressions of vile… Continue reading

Who’s on the side of science now?

The tide is turning, and we need to be ready to ride the wave.  Just like surfers need balance, wisdom, and vision, so do we believers in God need the same if we… Continue reading

Surrender now or surrender later

It needs to be understood that in killing Afghan soldiers and kidnapping and forcibly marrying young girls, the Taliban are only doing what they believe is morally right. According to their ideology, the… Continue reading

Joy, fleeting and chosen

Once in a great while something wonderful happens. A feeling of pure, soul-lifting joy suddenly overtakes me, but only for a moment or two. And then it’s gone. Does this ever happen to… Continue reading

Do Christians consume Christ?

…where I seek to provide some food for thought from Jesus’ Bread of Life discourse in John 6. Are Christians cannibals? Some curious first-century onlookers thought so. The word was going around that… Continue reading

Bread or body, wine or blood?

Why should Joe Biden’s and Nancy Pelosi’s support for abortion rights disqualify them from receiving communion in the Roman Catholic Church? The U.S. bishop’s conference is working on a document to ostensibly answer… Continue reading

Accessory God

If the Bible is true, then we live in a world created by and for God. Everything, including us, belongs to him. No exceptions. He is the reason everything exists, the One that… Continue reading

No God, no hope

Recently a cousin of a friend of mine put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger. He was a young man. For him, life was so painful and hopeless that death… Continue reading

Oo-oo, that smell

I’ve come to realize that I resonate with Judge Jesus more so than with Jesus meek and mild. And whatever that says about me is probably also why I miss Simon Cowell on… Continue reading

She persisted

Now is the time for great faith. If you’re a Christian, as I am, you’ve likely been asking God to intervene in the affairs of our nation to restore righteousness and reason, as… Continue reading

Don’t you know me, Caroline?

I’ve been troubled lately. Troubled by all the unrest, untruths, and ungodliness in the world. Worried about good friends suffering health issues that have not been relieved. Anxious about minor instability in my… Continue reading

O death, you really should just surrender

I am closer to death today than I was yesterday. So are you. How close, neither of us knows, but there is a day coming when death and I will meet on the… Continue reading

No news is good news

Remember when we had three TV networks and only print newspapers? A mere handful of sources from which to get our news fix…our daily diet of data on the goings-on in our community,… Continue reading