Category Archives: spirituality

LET’S IMPROVE ON THE ORIGINAL. HOW ABOUT naming your new church start The Scruffy Church?AMERICANS AREN’T THE ONLY ONES WHO LOVE THIS.


One drive inherent in humanity is to desire to improve on the original, no matter what that original is.  We see this throughout history, and now see it very clearly in our world today.  ISIL demands an interpretation which will … Continue reading

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The Reality of Exorcisms


Pope Francis, A Devil-Fearer, Recognizes The International Association Of Exorcists Published July 03, 2014 Fox News Latino Pope Francis during the Via Crucis torchlight procession in Rome, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP) Having participated in a number of ex0rcisms, I  … Continue reading

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A Charismatic Invasion of Anglicanism?


First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society. Editor: R.R. Reno A Charismatic Invasion … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to Be Charismatic? A new view from Evangelical eyes


(view of the Blue Water Bridge, Port Huron, MI, a Bridge from my home town to Sarnia Ontario) My own starting point with the Charismatic Renewal began with a local Catholic charismatic prayer group.  They seemed very pleased when the … Continue reading

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Why some become hospital chaplains


Rabbi Jason Weiner, who heads a team of 11 chaplains at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, talks with Helaine Shraga, who was visiting a patient. Photo courtesy of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center In the Jewish Journal: For Rabbi Jason Weiner, his one-year chaplaincy … Continue reading

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Into the Forests of Gondar…….South Gondar to be exact


This is about as remote as one can get. It has a rich history, though, mostly unknown to other Christians.  This, too, is part of our Christian heritage. (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋሕዶ ቤተ ክርስቲያን?; Transliterated Amharic: Yäityop’ya ortodoks täwahedo bétäkrestyan)  … Continue reading

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A GOOD LOOK INTO THE POST CHRISTIAN ERA IN THE USA.


Here is a good study on post-Christianity in the USA.  My only question is about the validity of this study.  It seems skewed toward Protestant – Evangelical Christians. Catholics, Orthodox, and Anglo-Catholics have fewer questions asked which they would answer … Continue reading

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