Category: Doctrine and Belief

I Have a Good Life

I turned fifty years old this week. Wow. The years go by so quickly, and I can’t remember a time that I ever imagined myself being fifty. It seems odd being fifty—maybe because I don’t feel fifty. Obviously I haven’t posted in nearly two years. Less...

Singing a Song of Refusal

I had been thinking for a year or two about putting together a post with some of my favorite song lyrics, and got a start on it the other night. But, as things tend to go (or not) with my plans, it didn’t work out so...

Where the Heart is

One of the more fundamental presentations I’ve ever seen from a Christian concerned partaking of the Lord’s Supper. In this particular person’s belief system, the Lord’s Supper (being derived from the same root as Catholic Communion, the Eucharist, the Love Feast, etc.) is to be taken...

The Touch of God

A rather lengthy excerpt from In Our Poverty the book, which waits patiently until I get around to get it published: I WAS staring at an advertisement taped to a coffee shop window. I was looking at its words, but I wasn’t really reading them. They...

The Bible as god

This recent blog post notes yet another example of a not uncommon story. It reminded me of something I wrote some years back, and have likely posted at least in part before… To many people the Bible is more important than God. They consider the Bible...