“We’re On A Mission From God”

Lent may be a good time for this discourse… “If you live today, you breath in nihilism … it’s the gas you breathe. If I hadn’t had the Church to fight it with or to tell me the necessity of fighting it, I would be the stinkingest logical positivist you ever saw right now.” ―…

Giving, the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Gary Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages offers couples and people in general a means to communicate with each other at the deepest of levels – at the level where a person’s need is discovered and then met through the action of another. When this occurs, Chapman contends, love was the intent and the result…

Imagining the Kingdom of God

Recently, I finished reading Professor N.T. Wright’s book, “How God became King:  The Forgotten Story of the Gospels.” This book is a needed return to the focus of the four gospels:  the inauguration of the Kingdom of God here on earth.  On the final page the Biblical scholar writes:  “Part of the tragedy of the modern…