Religion There are many ideas of what religion is. Some say religion is mans attempt to reach out to God and/or to find a way to live forever. The more holistic thoughts expand on the striving for meaning and purpose or perhaps a relationship with a spiritual or cosmic reality or force. Many are seeking … Continue reading “R” is for Religion, Resurrection and Relationship
J is for Jesus
Christmas is a good time to be prepared to answer the skeptics who gladly point out the celebration of the birth of Christ lacks significance if the facts about Him are not true. The faith of many would be futile “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is useless; you are still in your … Continue reading J is for Jesus
H is for Hope
The tumultuous events in the US and worldwide punctuated by the eclipse draw us to reflect on prophecy as reminders of the hope we share as believers.
G is for God
In 1770 Voltaire, the famed critic of Christianity said ““If God didn’t exist, we would have to invent him.” There are several interpretations of what he meant by this statement. I believe it means that in order to reasonably make sense of this world, to give meaning to life, and to understand who we are … Continue reading G is for God
Commissars of Religious Pluralism
Dean Scotty McLennan, of Stanford University, defends a view of religious pluralism that prohibits any expression of exclusive truth. In his sermon “Religious Pluralism as the Truth” ¹ he advocates for religious pluralism that allows faith only in a subjective personal sense. He seems to have no desire for objective truth, and is willing to stifle … Continue reading Commissars of Religious Pluralism
“The Enlightenment” Version 2.0
All of my life I have been surrounded by beliefs and worldviews that helped shape my own. “LIFE magazine”, and “National Geographic” published images and stories of people with strange beliefs from foreign lands.