Category Archives: faith

ROME Pope Francis called out Christians in a sermon Thursday,


Pope Francis suggested it would be better to be an atheist than to lead a double life, exploit people or manage a greedy business.   “So many Christians are like this, and these people scandalize others,” Francis said during morning Mass … Continue reading

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Pope Francis gives church hundreds of new saints


View PhotoAssociated Press/Alessandra Tarantino – Pope Francis, middle, kisses the altar as he arrives to celebrate his first canonization ceremony in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, May 12, 2013. The pontiff …more        View PhotoPope Francis arrives to celebrate … … Continue reading

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Over half of this church does not believe in God


Here is a peek into a road map which leads to secular “religion”.  In Great Britain, the 49% who say they believe there is a God, never describe the God in whom they believe.  Much “Church religion profession” is not … Continue reading

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FRENCH CATHOLIC CHURCH TAKES A NATIONWIDE STAND


France has been typical of many European nations when it came to the waning of church influence. It is now noteworthy that the French Catholic Church has chosen to proclaim their beliefs as it relates to the secular culture surrounding … Continue reading

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HERETICS AND HEAVEN


There is an old, rather long, joke.  Two baptists ran into each other at a memorial service.  They got to talking afterwards and discovered they had some friends in common.  Next they decided to explore what they had in common as … Continue reading

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SOME STRONG BELIEFS OF C. S. LEWIS


The Geochristian has posted an article by Jam Wile detailing some of C. S. Lewis’s strong beliefs.  Lewis is probably, along with Tolkein, the most influential Christian writer for detailing the battle between Christian good and Satan’s evil. Few would … Continue reading

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GOD LIVES UNDER THE BED


Fr. Jeff forwarded this post.  It is, to me, a powerful reminder of my priorities, values, and spiritual relationship as a Christian. Life is a simple, straight forward path complicated mainly by me and my choices. I have a nephew … Continue reading

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KNOW YOUR “COMPETITION”


Very few Christians really know what Islam is about. In fact, like most Christians concerning their own faith, most Muslims have only a limited understanding about their own branches of Islam. The zealots among both faiths know a great deal … Continue reading

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HELLO FROM A SUPERNATURAL SCIENTIST


Relating science and religious belief is near impossible.  Faith, the basis of most religion, can not be reliably quantified. Science demands that results be quantifiable. Bruce Hood, who has impressive credentials, has written about his explorations into this subject.  He … Continue reading

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SOME GODLY PURPOSES FOR FEAR AND TERROR


Several weeks I attended a Regional Litigation Academy in the Detroit area presented by Alliance Defense Fund on Defending the First Liberty. I happened to be the only clergy there among many lawyers,  but was able to follow the problems presented, … Continue reading

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