“Intolerant, Judgemental, Hypocritical & Homophobic.” Who Could That Be?

Someone says Christians are seen this way.  Who said it?  It was another Christian. A Texan named Brad White has started a group called Changing the Face of Christianity. His view is that Christians are seen by secular society as intolerant, judgemental, hypocritical and homophobic. His group is holding seminars on how Christians can shake being viewed in these negative…
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Is This The Second Reformation?

Generally speaking, the reformation is considered to be the time when the protestant church was born.  I say generally, because it was a complex time.  Many things were changing.  Today, times are complex as well.  There is one thing that appears indisputable.  People are leaving the organized church in large numbers. I’ve been reading some solutions on Christian…
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Martin Luther Would Not Like Today’s Evangelicals

It has to do with what is called “reason”. When I read about who Luther was, the life he lived and his views on things, I see a person very much like the pastors and priests I am most admire.  They, like Luther, are intellectuals and are able to separate their own emotional feelings about religion…
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Martin Luther’s Big Mistake

Anyone who knows the smallest amount of the history knows about Martin Luther.  He is either seen as a hero, by some protestants, or, as a corrupting force that left behind the true faith, by some Catholics. Luther made his name by criticizing the Pope in the 1500’s.  His writings spread far and wide because of the newly invented…
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Is Your Pastor/Priest An Authority About Anything?

My answer to that question is an enthusiastic YES.  The clergy are people with experience in areas where many of us are lacking.  I have learned a great deal from the Pastors of churches we have belonged to and the Pastors and Priests I’ve known. The things Pastors know the most about, in my experience, is in…
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