Tag Archives: Christ

THE ATTRACTION OF UNIVERSALISM

It is difficult for me to comprehend how humans can think to be more merciful than God with regards to the eternal destiny of each human soul. After all we are made in God’s image to love, and to forgive … Continue reading

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MY FRIEND GARY

My friend, Gary, died this past week. His body was ravaged by cancer for almost a year. Gary was 66, not quite making it to retirement. A faithful Christian, husband, father, grandfather and brother, his body finally succumbed to the … Continue reading

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WHEN LIES ARE NECESSARY

  “In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” Winston Churchill There are times when a lie protects the greater truth because truth is a greater reality than any one statement. … Continue reading

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RELIGIONLESS CHRISTIANITY

I have taken up readings by and about Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) once again. He was a Lutheran pastor who gave his life in resistance to the Nazi Reich of the 30’s and 40’s. And what he observed in Germany was … Continue reading

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WHO’S IN CHARGE HERE?

Forget the tweets and twitters. Never mind the election scandals. And fear not the terror that stalks by day or night. There is only one power and authority that is holding this earth and we its inhabitants together. That power … Continue reading

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DON’T WORRY! IT MIGHT NOT BE YOUR JOB.

I am writing for the anxious Christians who think they MUST evangelize, share their faith with all the people they meet. It’s not the responsibility of every Christian to make converts or even disciples for that matter. In general, believers … Continue reading

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Where Are the Forks?

I find that I often have the same difficulty Paul experienced when he writes in Romans 7 that the good he wants to do he doesn’t do and the bad that he doesn’t want to do is what he often … Continue reading

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