Tag Archives: Christianity

A Song of Unity from Long Ago

A man was enjoying the freedom found in the wilderness of the young nation of America. He was living any way he wanted to, not having a moral compass, but doing what he wanted, when he wanted, regardless of any … Continue reading

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Dancing On One Leg

My son doesn’t belong to me.  He was born into another family and came to our family about six and a half years ago as we became his foster parents.  Without saying too much, let me just say, he came … Continue reading

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And Are We Yet Alive?

At the end of an unusually long-seeming winter (it began snowing on Halloween and didn’t much let up) we are finally getting some springtime.  It’s good springtime too.  Grass has slowly grown greener, leaves are popping out on the trees, … Continue reading

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When the Church is Disappointing: Reflections on the End of a Papacy

So the Pope gave up and left. He was leading a sinking ship.  The Catholic Church has fallen on harder times than usual.  The developed world isn’t very friendly toward the teachings of the church.  The sex-abuse scandals have brought … Continue reading

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One God, Many Churches

In 1998 the District Superintendent of the United Methodist District where I was serving retired from active ministry.  Some of us felt bad for him since he had chosen to retire from a district instead of a church where he … Continue reading

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Global Warming

It is my contention that when Christians practice what our faith teaches, the world will grow warmer, and people will experience renewed joy, peace and blessing. Where we have been effective in our discipleship they have. Continue reading

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