Monthly Archives: January 2014

The prophet of the fall of Christendom

One could be excused for thinking that Christianity is in trouble. Church attendance, particularly in mainline Protestant churches, has declined. Since the heyday of the “Moral Majority,” Christian political influence has dropped dramatically. Recent data show that the percentage of … Continue reading

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New Music Posted

Check out Cellar Door performing their haunting song, Late in the Night. It’s just been posted to the MUSIC page.

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If God exists, why doesn’t he prove it?

One of our professors liked to tell the story of how his atheist friend would gather people around him and ask them why, if God exists, he does not simply show himself? Then he would look up to heaven and … Continue reading

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Find out what kind of story you’re in

In the late eighties, NBC debuted a drama titled Quantum Leap. Its main character, Sam, was a young physicist who had figured out how to travel through time. After his first experience of time-travel, Sam realized that he could not … Continue reading

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The smuggled contraband of religion

My family got religion in the spring of 1968. It had become clear that, apart from a miracle, my brother was not going to recover from the acute lymphoblastic leukemia with which he had been diagnosed. Looking for help wherever … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution: Create Space for Change

A businessman friend of mine was in a restaurant in a large city to meet a prospective employee. As he waited his arrival, a family passed by on their way to be seated. He hardly noticed them, until the husband … Continue reading

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