Category: Thoughts

Journalism: leading us further away from the ​truth?

“Journalism has become a mechanism to generate traffic and profit while fair, thorough, informed, considered and balanced reporting has largely disappeared. “ There is something deeply disturbing about the spirit of the age today around “offence” and “retribution” and how these attitudes are shaping our public discourse.  Discussion about critical political and public policy matters…

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The Approaching Darkness

One day it will all go dark. The life we have lived will all be behind us. All the decisions, the worries and ambitions of this short life will cease when for a few moments (if fortunate) we consciously realize that we have reached the Final Moments. Some say we should expect to see the…

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Church as time travel

Have we evangelicals effectively lost the proper focus of Christian gathering?  Its all about time. Humanity inhabits a universe that is both beautifully strange and stunning all at once.  Our very existence in this wonderful world is one of those shocking facts. So is a sun with billions of years of fuel, black holes denser…

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Christianity does recycle….

Neo-evangelical churches (my phrase) are not likely contributing to the growth of church attendance, but are actually “re-cycling”  those who find their traditional Baptist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, Alliance or ______ church not “working” for them.  Bring it on “Harvest Fellowship”, “The Meeting House”, “Elevation Church”,  and the like, but please remember something and walk humbly. You must…

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Something Pope Benedict Said…

In a book in which he was interviewed, when asked about the mission of the Church, Pope Emeritus Benedict said in essense that the contrast between the Christian message and other religions is that we bring “Him” to the world as against religions that bring a system of belief and practice intended to please God.…

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