It Doesn’t Matter

It Doesn’t Matter

Looking through my Twitter feed, a blog post caught my eye. Eight Issues that Do NOT Make or Break Christianity from the Credo House website b Michael Patton.  As this article points out there are so many of the things that we debate about that are not essential to...
Blessed and Highly Favored

Blessed and Highly Favored

Have you ever asked an uber-Christian how they are doing and they respond: “I’m blessed and highly favored”?  That always makes me chuckle a little because it seemed like such a canned, fake answer.  Recently I ran across an article entitled “6 Reasons Someone Wishes...
Is America Losing Its Religion (part 2)?

Is America Losing Its Religion (part 2)?

Last time we discussed how the number of people who consider themselves Religiously Unaffiliated is on the rise…   In their Religious and Ethics News Weekly PBS reported:  “46 million Americans that our poll found have no religious affiliation, almost...
Is America Losing Its Religion (part 1)?

Is America Losing Its Religion (part 1)?

In October 2012 The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released an article called “’Nones’ on the the Rise: One-in-Five Adults have no Religious Affiliation”  The article reports:  “The number of Americans who do not identify with any religion continues to...
Tongue Power (part 1)

Tongue Power (part 1)

I recently ran across an article on the Positively Positive blog by Jennifer Pastiloff entitled “Are You Sooo Busy?” Pastiloff identifies a list of things that people say that no one else wants to hear.  Her list includes: I am tired I am sooo busy My...
Judge not??

Judge not??

For the last few posts we’ve talked about the prostitute Rahab who helped the spies in Jericho.  One important lesson we learned from Rahab was how wrong our initial impressions of people can be and that is incorrect to judge.  I recently ran across a couple of...