I don’t know if it’s true, but the number one reason I hear from people who are not interested in church is that it’s full of hypocrites. And, I agree. It is full of hypocrites. That’s the whole idea behind becoming more like Jesus. It’s a fight and a struggle, and all the failure in between […]
I used to have a boss with a mouth like a longshoreman. He was a Christian, he told me. (Of course.) And he tried, up and down, to justify his prolific use of the f-word. And while his arguments were silly, it got me thinking. Why are bad words bad? God Never Said… It’s true. God never says: Don’t […]
I’m not a Rolling Stones fan because of their music (or their sweet spirits). I only became a fan, if you could call it that, after I read Rich Cohen’s wonderful (and sometimes irreverent) book, The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones. What struck me was how human and mortal and, often, mediocre, the Rollings Stones were (and still are). These […]
Do the four Gospels that we currently have give an accurate picture of Jesus? Or have they been corrupted over the years?
A survey of the Minimal Facts method established by Habermas/Licona.
Like the old saying, All truth is God’s truth. My lessons from the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.
Hard times are not the only way we grow closer to God. We can be intentional about it. (And, bonus, sometimes a little studying is what keeps us out of the hard times!)