Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Fallacy of the Mushy Middle…

I had a super intelligent aunt who was shocked one day when I told her I had attended an “ultra-liberal” church a few times. She was a rector in the Episcopal Church, a denomination that is not a bastion of … Continue reading

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Not Loving Your Neighbor…A Recipe for Gridlock

Not Loving Your Neighbor…A Recipe for Gridlock I know, I know, the title sounds so naïve. But just suspend judgment for a few minutes. In the past several years the word that most often is used to describe American Federal … Continue reading

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Why this Book…Why Now?

My wife Susan joked about Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White.  She said I would be excommunicated. Well maybe, if I was a Catholic but I am Methodist. I may just be asked to leave our church…in … Continue reading

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The Last Post on Know Why You Believe

On the first post about Paul Little’s book Know Why You Believe [written on January 6, 2016] I asked “Why does Paul Little have to write a book about our belief? Aren’t we all on the same page?  Don’t we … Continue reading

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The Fried Egg and The Christian Experience

I really love it, the lines: “A man with a fried egg over his left ear came through the door of your church. ‘Oh,’ he says glowing, ‘this egg really gives me joy, peace, purpose in life, forgiveness of sins … Continue reading

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Know Why You Believe….

Valid: having a sound basis in logic or fact; reasonable or cogent. Is the Christian experience valid? This is the final chapter of our book, the topic for this final week. When I first read Paul Little’s last chapter, I … Continue reading

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The Christian Who is Truly Alive!

Have you ever been around a “live” Christian? That sounds silly but here is what I mean. Have you ever been around a Christian who is alive with the love of Jesus? They have something special. They have an aura … Continue reading

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