Category Archives: sin and sinners

Sexual Abuse by Clergy spans the Denominational spectrum. Not just Catholic


Mennonite seminary apologizes to victims of famed theologian John Howard Yoder Source: http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/mennonite-seminary-apologizes-victims-famed-theologian-john-howard-yoder Evelyn Shellenberger, a former board member of the Goshen Biblical Seminary, speaks during a special service to acknowledge and apologize to the victims of John Howard Yoder … Continue reading

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Who is Godless Now? The name may surprise you.


0, 2014 Leave a comment Moscow — At the height of the Cold War, it was common for American conservatives to label the officially atheist Soviet Union a “godless nation.” More than two decades on, history has come full circle, … Continue reading

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Megachurch pastors clash over charismatic theology


One of the problems we Christians have is how we handle our disagreements.  This is emphasized all the more when the principals have little oversight of their ministries. Such situations often occur in megachurches as well as tiny gatherings striving … Continue reading

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Did Pope Francis Preach Salvation by Works??


Did Pope Francis Preach Salvation by Works?? May 23, 2013 By Fr. Dwight Longenecker …and not just salvation by works, but universalism–that all will be saved? The Huffington Post has a screaming headline, Pope Francis says Atheists Who do Good … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Luxury Goods Seized


Bishop’s luxury goods seized | eNCA Posted on May 10, 2013 by Fr Stephen Smuts The Assets Forfeiture Unit here in South Africa has raided the home of Bishop Samuel Banzana. Port Elizabeth – R2.9 million worth of luxury goods have … Continue reading

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2012 – SPREADING CANADIAN GOVERNMENTAL CONTROL OVER CHRISTIANITY


Homeschooling families can’t teach homosexuality a sin in class says Alberta gvmt Posted on February 24, 2012 By Patrick B. Crane EDMONTON, Alberta, February 23, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Under Alberta’s new Education Act, homeschoolers and faith-based schools will not be … Continue reading

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RECEIVING THE HOLY SPIRIT – AN ORTHODOX PRIEST’S VIEW


Fr. Ernesto has a concise and helpful article on Pentecost and legalism.  You can go directly to his site from my blog roll. Tonight is the beginning of Pentecost. It is a remembrance of the coming of the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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LEST TEMPTATION OVERCOME A CLERGYMAN ——-


The action by the Catholic Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Boston in listing clergy accused of  sexual abuse is, as far as I know, almost unprecedented. Only one other Archdiocese has done so. His statement, which also explains the new policy of the … Continue reading

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SUNDAY’S FRONT PAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA


Please Help the Police Catch this Facebook Racist (Child Killer?)                                                          Aug28 by Fr Stephen Smuts ============================================================================= Fr. Smuts is a South African Anglican priest who locates many interesting and/or important happenings each day, and publishes them on his blog.  … Continue reading

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SINNERS, SINNERS, EVERYWHERE REDEMPTION —POSSIBLE


Fr. Ernesto, my Orthodox priest friend, has been writing about sinners.  Sinners have been a very popular subject among clergy, especially at sermon time. Fr. Ernesto points out some important facts about our sinful condition.  You can find his articles … Continue reading

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