Christianity, A Gentlemen’s Only Club.

It is commonly repeated that the Christian faith contributes to the good of all.  All the downsides are in the past. Most days, there are articles on conservative sites extolling the virtues of male dominance.  The man of the house is to be the main decision maker and interpret scripture to the rest of the family. This ancient thinking must surely be the source…
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Blasphemy For Beginners.

When scanning the news on most days, one comes across an article about someone in a Muslim country charged by authorities with blasphemy. Blashphemy is defined as “irreverence toward religious or holy persons or things.”  If you think the Christian faith is about “love and forgiveness,”  forgetaboutit.  There is no forgiveness if you are an unbeliever and commit blasphemy.…
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Come, Let Us Worship Alone.

The Christian faith is not so much one based on old documents as it is a meandering faith based on whims of the marketplace.  Interpretations change as those in the pews change their perspectives on sin and hell. This meandering of “the faith”seems about to go in ever more directions. An article in the Journal of…
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If You Pray, Pray You Don’t Send Any Kids To An Early Grave.

There are two facts about kids we know.  I think it worth while to ponder the relationship between the two. One is that gay adults who look back on their childhood often realize they saw the world differently than their playmates.  They saw children of the same gender differently, even though they did not then think of…
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Where Do Your Rights End And Mine Begin?

An important court case was handed down today by a Federal Court of Appeals in Texas. About three years ago, a graduate student in counseling doing supervised work  was assigned a gay client.  She declined to counsel the client because her religion viewed homosexuality a moral issue. There was a protocal counseling students were taught to follow which did…
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