Republicans Candidates Don’t Pray The Right Way

When Republican Presidential candidates compete, they leave out one Biblical issue.  Candidate Rick Perry, especially, ignores it.  The issue is Matthew 6: 5-6. “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synogogues and on the street corners to be seen by others…but when you pray, go to…
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Muslims Are Not Terrorists

There was an explosion and several deaths. But, it was not about middle east Muslims.  It was an Italian group.  That was in the 1920’s. There have been a regular trickle of international terrorist groups crossing borders and killing a few people for many decades.  Surely it will continue for ever.  But, just how much should we…
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A Preacher To Die For

“Personally I have no talent for believing in life after death.  No, for me our life, our task, is before death….God is not a being at all…it’s a work for experience, or human experience.” These ideas from Rev. Klaas Hendrikse, Exodus Church in Gorinchem, Holland, led to calls for his resignation.  But, it was concluded his views were…
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Visit Hell While You Still Can

“Clover Hills Church is a part of the emerging church movement.”  That sentence was included in an article about an uncoming event in our community (I made up the name).  The “emerging church” branch of the Christian faith seems the perfect marriage between human psychology and the internet age.  Let’s recall how Christianity is marketed to…
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Were There Snarky Atheists In Ancient Times?

Some of the good folks who comment here discount my argument that, because so many gods have been worshipped, there is no reason to believe the Christian one is more valid than any of the others.  They argue all actually were the same god, the Christian one. There is the impression all of mankind has been…
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