You’re broke. You don’t have enough the pay the rent at the end of the month. If your car breaks down, you can’t afford to have it fixed. Your bank account is almost empty. You’re at the end of your rope. Then an old friend stops by, someone you knew in school who happens to be […]
literature: lyrics to new hymns and some revisions to old hymns, poetry, and stories
There is a kind of complementarity between Catholics and Evangelicals today. Very briefly, accepting the authority of the Pope is the key to being a Catholic today. There seems to be little else that unites the bewildering variety of Catholics, from Latin mass hard-liners to Marxist liberation theologians and from the superstitious to the intellectuals. Accepting
Theologian Wolfhart Pannenberg made some good points in a short article on miracles; see excerpt below: In the modern history of the dispute between scientists or philosophers calling upon the authority of science on the one hand and Christian theologians on the other, the concept of miracle has become one of the more intricate problems,
Greek Coffee Philario was sitting in the coffee shop, typing into his computer when he saw his friend Hector and greeted him. Philario: Hi, Hector. What’s up? Hector: Well said, Philario. What is up. Who is down. Philario: Are you trying to Costello me? Hector: I wasn’t Abbott to do that. Philario: Very funny. I’m
NEW YORK, 2024 JUL 14. President of the Nations Jack Lever gave his State of the World speech to the United Nations today. President Lever began by listing his accomplishments in the past year. These included making the United Nations’ currency, the Uno, the sovereign currency of every country. Switzerland, the last hold-out, turned over
The Lord is my shepherd who takes care of me. He makes me to lie down where grasses grow free. He leads me by waters to drink and digest, Restoring my soul and giving me rest. He guides me down paths of the righteous and just Because of his name, the one whom I trust.
God created earth and heaven To begin all history. Angels shouted out with joy when He laid out the world to be Dark and shapeless came the earth, Wet and moving toward its birth. God’s own Spirit softly hovered Over waters as they quivered. Piercing through the silent blackness, God exclaimed, Let there be light!
Nowadays there is increasing concern for a dialogue between science and “religion” – which usually means Christian religion. The implications of science for religion are discussed in serious tones and tomes. But if there is genuine dialogue, then the implications of religion for science should also be considered. However, there is a problem at this