Outwitted and ignorant: the problem of “Black lives matter”

Some days I think Paul was a bit too optimistic. For example, in II Corinthians he wrote: ┬áSo I beg you to reaffirm your love…so that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs. (II Cor. 2:8,11) The fact is we seem to be outwitted by the enemy … More Outwitted and ignorant: the problem of “Black lives matter”

The Pope, “Christian” Media, and the much neglected Spiritual gift.

The headline was eye-grabbing. The Pope said a personal relationship with Jesus was dangerous. Certainly this is the sign we need to show us he is the anti-Christ…or at least the false prophet. It is sad, really. This gossip and bilge offered as journalism. The so-called Christian media is as guilty of slander and gossip … More The Pope, “Christian” Media, and the much neglected Spiritual gift.

Trusting the Other Christians, for the Love of Christ

When we meet a solid and genuine Catholic or Orthodox (or even Anglican) believer, do we assume that person is the exception to the typically dead religion of other co-religionists? Do we assume that this is that rare and thoughtful (and possibly tragic) true believer in the Catholic church? Or can we imagine that maybe, just maybe there are just as many true Jesus loving Catholics (and Orthodox) as there are Evangelicals? … More Trusting the Other Christians, for the Love of Christ