Reflections on Voting

After a great deal of conversation, reflection and observation it has become apparent a great diversity exists within the American Christian culture in relationship to voting.Here are a few things I have noticed in my own response and the ideas of others. I felt others might find it beneficial.  Reflection…

We Don’t Choose Who’s In

The desire to be right is something everyone has. Sometimes this desire can turn into fundamentalism, which seeks to separate those who are right and those who are wrong. Fundamentalism can pop its head into any system, such as sports fans who separate the “true fans” from the “bandwagon fans.”…

Reviewing That All Shall Be Saved: Setting Goals

I was first introduced to Eastern Orthodox theologian David Bentley Hart in college. A friend of mine had actually come back to her childhood Christian faith through reading The Beauty of the Infinite [1]. At the time, I was experiencing some doubts myself about Christianity. I welcomed the book suggestion…

The Widow’s Mite

In the passage that comes before this one, Mark talked about a scribe who had asked Jesus about the greatest commandment, and was impressed with Jesus’ answer. Jesus was also pleased. He told the scribe he was very close to entering the kingdom of heaven. With such a warm endorsement from…

The Bible Alone is Not the Word of God

I can already hear the accusations of heresy. Let me clarify; the Bible, by itself, interpreted by yourself, is NOT the word of God. Listen, if you’re a believer you are part of the body of Christ which is his church. Therefore, the Spirit of God lives in you. Let…

The Truth, the whole truth, nothing but the Truth!

The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth; so help me God! In every Courtroom in America is Bible! We come before the judge and swear an oath about truth that unless one knows how to practice the art of truthfulness; this becomes a mere affidavit of non-manipulation.…

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