Tag Archive: Christianity

Fear that saves

Sign of the times: People are thinking about hell. I had over five times the number of hits on my blog post about hell in March alone (354) than I did in the… Continue reading

Fill some of these hours with thought

I’m seeing lots of suggestions in the news and on social media about how to fill your hours at home in these long days of self-quarantining. I have one too. Don’t. Don’t fill… Continue reading

Is this pandemic a judgment from God?

If you’re familiar at all with the Bible, you probably know that God periodically punished people with pestilence. You may also know that pestilence is predicted as part of God’s penalty on mankind… Continue reading

A Jew and a Catholic walk into a primary…

Jesus in politics. It does seem kinda’ weird. His mission here on earth was not at all political, but personal. He came to change and to save people, not a system of government.… Continue reading

Jesuscare for all?

Interesting fact about Jesus: He didn’t heal everybody. Oh, he healed everyone who came to him for healing, but he didn’t send his disciples out to round up everyone who was sick or… Continue reading

Living without fear

Seems like now is a good time to repost this. It’s a jungle out there. Life is positively Amazonian . . . a winding, never-ending thicket of dangerous possibilities. Terrorist attacks, neighborhood crime,… Continue reading

Immigration, miracles, and President Jesus

But we should call out hypocrisy when we see it. And for a party that associates itself with Christianity to say that it is OK to suggest that God would smile on the… Continue reading

President Jesus…Pro-life or Pro-choice?

Christian Right…Christian Left…Christian Somewhere in the Middle. Which political party comes closest to reflecting the teachings of Jesus? Hmmm…let’s just say there’s a slight difference of opinion on this. I’m examining this question… Continue reading

President Jesus

Pete Buttigieg is unlikely to be the Democrat’s candidate in the general election. But in light of all the attention paid to President Trump’s character flaws, and Buttigieg’s frequent contrasting of himself as… Continue reading

Will somebody please distinguish between defending the man and voting for him?

David French is a wise and well-respected Christian journalist, author, and columnist. In a recent column titled, “Will Somebody Please Hate My Enemies for Me?” he argues that Christians who support President Trump… Continue reading

I wish we had a God who is consistently pro-life

I’m not the most compassionate of people. I freely…and sadly…admit that. I don’t readily respond to pleas for prayer or funding, my heart doesn’t break over the suffering of others in faraway lands,… Continue reading

Election menus are limited

Some people seem to think that choosing a president is like choosing a meal a la carte from a vast menu with limitless possibilities. As if one could customize a candidate who shares… Continue reading

A lover spurned

– What if we held tightly to the idea that to love one another is holy and sacred because love comes from God? – But let one person find love, comfort or companionship… Continue reading

Civilized slaughter

We are so very civilized in 21st century Western culture. Case in point: We don’t abandon our unwanted infants on the streets leaving them to clog the gutters, like mothers during the Middle… Continue reading

What about the unreached? Part 3

This matter of how one is saved is like a priceless gem that must be handled very carefully, and that has made me a little hesitant to make truth claims about it. My… Continue reading