How to Doubt Your Faith (part 4 of 5)

How to Doubt Your Faith (part 4 of 5)

24 Now Thomas, one of the Twelve, called the Twin, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and place my finger into the mark of the nails, and place my hand into his … Continue reading

How to Doubt Your Faith (part 2 of 5)

How to Doubt Your Faith (part 2 of 5)

In the first post in this series, I said that I believe that, through the story of ‘doubting Thomas,’ we can learn some tips for how to doubt our faith. And, as we wrestle with our own doubts, I believe we will find the new life that Christ offers us as we grow in our … Continue reading

How to Doubt Your Faith (part 1 of 5)

How to Doubt Your Faith (part 1 of 5)

“God is just an invention that humans created to deal with the harsh realities of the world.”  Those were the words of my sociology professor my first semester of my sophomore year of college.   He embodied all that you would expect from a tenured scholar.  He was a towering man donning elbow patches on … Continue reading

The Sin of Sodom…

The Sin of Sodom…

What is the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah? You may think you know the answer to this question. The lesson we have been taught in (most) churches, and have seen proudly proclaimed by the protestors of Westboro Baptist is this: sexual perversion. No doubt God’s destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah was finally provoked by a … Continue reading

I Love Donald Trump

I Love Donald Trump

This isn’t click-bait (a provocative title to get you to visit my blog).  This needs to be said.  Donald Trump has been made in the image of God and Jesus requires me (and you) to love him. This needs to be said because of the most recent news about Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropping … Continue reading

Ideas Matter.

Ideas Matter.

What is this pictured here? Without hesitation, you would say grass.  If not, you’re stupid (just kidding).  If you did say grass, I’d say you are correct.  No tricks here.  But, let’s think about this a bit more. You’ve never had experience of this particular grass (neither have I).  In fact, you don’t know where … Continue reading