Does Legalism In The Faith Hide Doubt

I have not seen the HBO series “The New Pope.” But, reading a review I am intrigued by part of the story line. It is that resorting to legalism can be a strategy to deal with doubt. There are several kinds of legalism. The most simple one is literalism. Here, the believer claims there are…
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Religion, A Place Where Everyone Is An Expert

It was amusing to read of a split among Southern Baptists over treating Muslims as legitimate citizens of the United States. Not all Southern Baptists want freedom of religion to apply to Muslims. Certainly, the President does not want freedom of religion to apply to everyone. This blog and the discussion page have been filled…
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You Tube Is The New Church

We hear constantly about “social media” and its impact on our lives. If social media keeps growing and is combined with You Tube or similar platforms we have a taylor-made system for the growing diversity of faiths. ┬áThe sermon is put on You Tube, the “congregation” discusses on social media and sends money to support…
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The Bible Is Leaving The Building

Poll takers have been perplexed with the city of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. According to people’s responses, the amount of Bible reading is not similar to Bible Belt areas which are nearby, but to east and west coast areas which are far away. Cedar Rapids has the lowest Bible reading and Bible believing poll numbers in…
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Can You Find Salvation In East Jesus, California

I’ve never been there, but on my bucket list of places to see is Slab City, California. Slab City is not a city actually, but an abandoned airbase in the desert where people just show up. There are no services like sewer, water, electricity, police or fire departments. Videos show lots haphazard encampments and parking.…
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