Tag Archives: God

What is a Christian?

The answer to the question “What is a Christian?” will vary greatly depending on who you ask. To some, it means you believe in Jesus or the religion that is based on Jesus’ teachings. Others use the word “Christian” to … Continue reading

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His motive is unclear

“He was just a guy. Something happened, he snapped or something, he was just a guy.” – Eric Paddock, brother of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock I am tired of waking-up in the morning and hearing about another massacre. For … Continue reading

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A face from the past in the present

“When I grew up in the South, I was taught that segregation was the will of God, and the Bible was quoted to prove it. I was taught that women were by nature inferior to men, and the Bible was … Continue reading

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The coming Civil War

“The Civil War started because of uncompromising differences between the free and slave states over the power of the national government to prohibit slavery in the territories that had not yet become states. When Abraham Lincoln won election in 1860 … Continue reading

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The religion of love

I am speaking to a group this week at my church. This group meets monthly to discuss faith-based books. The book I have chosen to discuss is a melding of many religions and traditions which is to say, a lot … Continue reading

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The gospel of prosperity

Prosperity theology (sometimes referred to as the prosperity gospel, the health and wealth gospel, or the gospel of success) is a religious belief among some Christians, who hold that financial blessing and physical well-being are always the will of God for them, and that faith, positive speech, and donations to … Continue reading

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The end is near, let me sale you a bucket of grub?

“That’s great, it starts with an earthquake, Birds and snakes, and aeroplanes, And Lenny Bruce is not afraid, It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine” – R.E.M I grew-up in Charlotte, NC and watched the evolution … Continue reading

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