That our Lord has done and continues to do all things well is at the center of the Christian’s quiet confidence in every day of trouble and hour of distress....
What the Best President Can Teach Us about the Worst
by James West Davidson We expect too much of our presidents. Especially at this season, when we honor the two chiefs universally acknowledged as our finest. The mistake is understandable, for it’s human nature to embrace Thomas Carlyle’s assertion that “the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here.” Great men and women there have been; and surely Lincoln stands among them. But he understood all too well the limits of “our poor powers to add or detract,” to borrow a phrase from the fields of Gettysburg. For that reason a certain modesty about his achievements should be our wisdom as well as his. And it may also suggest a way forward in the shadow of one of our…
How (not) to talk about religious pluralism
Over the weekend, a tweet from CNN promoted a new series called “Believer” with Reza ...
What started on the playground ends at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court heard argument this morning in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, involving a Lutheran preschool, which was blocked from participating in a Missouri program that provides shredded-tire resurfacing to make playgrounds safer for kids. The case will determine whether the government can blacklist religious organizations from participating in public safety programs simply because they are religious. This is the first religious liberty case…
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
What to do when you are Bible Stumped
What happens when a friend asks you a question in the Bible and you are stumped? What do you do? Here are 3 things you can do.
Catholic Crooner Connick discusses new show, family, faith
By Jim Graves. Entertainer’s syndicated talk show “Harry” debuted last September
Do Not Worry
For Sunday, February 26, 2017, 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time Isaiah 49:14-151 Corinthians 4:1-5 Matthew 6:24-34 Jesus tells us not to worry or be anxious at least four times in today’s Gospel. I don’t know about you but I find these words easier said than done. When deadlines loom or money seems short or I... Read more »
Cleveland Baptist Church
"How to Marry Right" Pastor Folger Genesis 24:1-9
Fox River Christian Church
Pastor Guy kicks off a new series called “What about Heaven?” by taking some of the questions from the Fox River congregation. He starts by teaching about biblical references to heaven, and what God promises for us.
I’m an Atheist! Now What?
As I mentioned in my last blog post, unlike progressive traditions such as the United Church of Christ, Unitarian Universalism, and Humanism—all of which stick closely to the college-educated demographic—atheism crosses all lines, from race to class to gender, et cetera. Some people never believe in a god; some realize one day that they have [Read More...]