Tag Archives: Beliefs

Gay abortions

“Every time we use religion to draw a line to keep people out, Jesus is with the people on the other side of the line.” – Hugh Hollowell Today is election day in South Carolina and in my district, a … Continue reading

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Evangelical Christians Stormy course to salvation

Have you ever heard the old sayings “It’s too late to shut the stable door after the horse has bolted”? Well that is what the Evangelicals are about to do. Several Evangelical Christian leaders want to have a “sit-down” with The Donald in the … Continue reading

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Billy Graham

“I had the lingo of grace and mercy down but not the understanding.” – Ned Graham, youngest son of Billy Graham On October 15, 1972, Charlotte, NC celebrated “Billy Graham Day” with the help of then President Richard Nixon in the … Continue reading

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What divides us

There is a church down the street from my house that uses a sanctuary that once housed a neighborhood Southern Baptist Church. The church that occupies this building today has a catchy, hip name but when you read their “beliefs” they … Continue reading

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The Agnostic in Omaha

HBO is airing a wonderful documentary called “Becoming Warren Buffett” which offers a fascinating and very personal glimpse into the life and mind of billionaire Warren Buffett. I learned many surprising things about the man they call the “Wizard of Omaha” not … Continue reading

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I don’t have a catchy title for this one

“The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes.” – Dave Barry I receive a number of compliments for the quotes I use in … Continue reading

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I got the answer, I think

A Denomination is defined as an organized Christian group. The Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary has estimated that there were 34,000 denominations in 2000, and rose to an estimated 43,000 in 2012. In 1900 there were an … Continue reading

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