Tag Archive: Jesus

Are you ready?

Are you ready? Are you ready for this new year just begun? Ready to actualize that new attitude…new resolve…new you? Maybe you’re like, I am so ready…bring it on…this is the year. But… Continue reading

For the love of bugs

  I have an objection to Christianity that I’ve never heard any atheist voice. And I think I know why. Here it is: If the Christian God is so great…knows everything about everything… Continue reading

We must believe the bad to experience the good

  “I’ve got good news and bad news.” Oh, the fearful, suspended anticipation such an announcement tends to create in us. Will the good outweigh the bad, or will the bad totally ruin… Continue reading

O tidings of comfort and joy

  If we had a Christmas wish list of the gifts we would like to receive as followers of Christ, it would definitely include freedom from suffering and pain. Wouldn’t that be a… Continue reading

Take me to church

    Have you ever watched a film you’ve seen multiple times and find yourself hoping it turns out differently? Like maybe Uncle Billy will remember that he put the $8,000 into the… Continue reading

These are your gods

Someday this will all be over. Truth and righteousness will reign and evil will be vanquished. Make sure when that day comes you’re following the true and righteous God. This post was originally… Continue reading

Atheist Memes Answered – DDWJWD

  In other words…Don’t Do What Jesus Would Do. Except that…  

To my Catholic friends and family

In a crisis, we can either hunker down, fight, or flee. We can try and protect ourselves until the crisis is over, actively engage in the struggle to end the crisis, or get… Continue reading

She will survive

The Catholic Church has been through this before and survived, and she will again. If papal mistresses, murders, excessive greed and gross immorality in centuries past didn’t bring her down, neither will these… Continue reading

Is God’s election unconditional?

The history of the church is unfortunately marked by divisiveness, which is why we have so many denominations. Disagreements over non-essential doctrines (as well as some essential ones) have subdivided Christianity, weakening the… Continue reading

Election – We’ve seen this before

Having been raised Catholic, hearing that salvation was not dependent on my works but by faith alone was not just good news but the best news I’d ever heard. You know what’s also… Continue reading

Who is/are the chosen?

Some recent headlines as I continue my exploration of the doctrine of election: Poll: Jewish Israelis Love Trump Notes from Jerusalem: Everyone is in love with Donald Trump A pro soccer team in… Continue reading

Sin, suffering, and salvation

Donald Trump is a sorry sinner. Sorry as in, pretty pathetic, though one can hope that he’s sorry as in, I really shouldn’t have done that. Either way, there are a lot of… Continue reading

Hypothetical judging

Was Hitler a Christian? I hope it’s obvious to all of us looking back at history that Adolf Hitler was most certainly not a follower of Christ. He did, however, pass himself off… Continue reading

Faith, facts, and Katy Perry

Katy Perry’s parents were on American Idol this week, talking to Ryan Seacrest about their famous daughter. So I thought this would be a good time to dust off this post I wrote… Continue reading