Tag Archives: Bible

Is Donald Trump the new face of American Christianity?

The National Association of Evangelicals created this test to determine if you were in fact an Evangelical. Ready to play? Do you accept that; The Bible is the highest authority for what you believe. It is very important for you to … 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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My problem with you

“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?” – Gautama Buddha My problem with you. You, that can quote verse on verse. You, that … Continue reading

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Franklin Graham’s groundhog day

For eight years, eight long years, President Obama has blocked the “son”, blocked his brand of mean-spirited Christianity. But Franklin Graham was confident his day, the day of reckoning was coming. Sitting on his mountain top in North Carolina, using … Continue reading

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Books, books and more books

About ten years ago I became fascinated with religion. Now, I have always attended church as a matter of fact I have been a member of my current church for over thirty years and even served as an elder. But … Continue reading

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Maybe it works for you

“Each generation has to create the image of God that works for it.” – Karen Armstrong Several years ago a family member of mine mother passed away. A neighbor of hers saw her in the grocery store and commented that … Continue reading

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Truth or fairy tale

“My grandpappy always advised me to never argue with a man whose god sat in heaven with a magic wand blessing some people and damning others. Unwinnable situation.” – larrypaulbrown In 1979 the wonderful comedy troupe Monty Python released a movie … Continue reading

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