During the past few weeks, massive relief efforts have been underway, intent on helping hurricane victims in Texas and Florida. Paul Singer, the Washington correspondent for U.S.A. Today, recently informed his readers, “If you donate bottles of water, diapers, clothing, or any other materials to … [Read more...] about Faith Brings Relief
Almost all Americans agree that “hate groups” are not a good thing. The racist attitudes and promotion of violence which characterize the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and other “white supremacists” are rightly denounced across the political spectrum. Controversy has developed, however, over attempts to … [Read more...] about Does the “Hate” Label Fit?
One of the reasons I love C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia is because of passages such as the following, which are full of simple, but profound insight into the truth. “People who have not been in Narnia sometimes think that a thing cannot be good and terrible at the same time. If the … [Read more...] about Not Safe, but Good
Joe, an atheist, was spending a quiet day fishing when suddenly his boat was attacked by the Loch Ness monster. In one easy flip, the beast tossed Joe and his boat high into the air. Then it opened its mouth and prepared to swallow both. As Joe sailed toward what appeared to be a certain death, … [Read more...] about Time to Turn to God
Here are some of my thoughts on racism and Christianity in the wake of the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12: Racism is evil. Viewing or treating other human beings as inferior because of their ethnicity or skin color is a sin. Groups which encourage or feed on racism … [Read more...] about Racism & Christianity
Jane wanted to save some money to buy a new outfit. She planned to put twenty dollars into a cookie jar each Friday, and by the end of the month she would have the eighty dollars necessary to make the purchase. The first week she put a crisp twenty dollar bill into the jar. She did the same thing … [Read more...] about Consider All Possibilities
Jesse Jackson tells the story of a visit he made to the University of Southern Mississippi. While touring the campus with the university president, he noticed a towering male student, who was six-feet, eight-inches tall, holding hands with a female midget who looked about three-feet tall. Jackson … [Read more...] about Looking Out for Each Other
Pastor Bill decided he needed a break. He called the assistant pastor on Saturday evening and said with a hoarse whisper, “Jim, this is Bill. I’m not feeling very good at all. I think you are going to have to preach for me tomorrow morning at church.” “Oh, that’s too bad,” Pastor Jim replied. … [Read more...] about You Can’t Fool God Any of the Time