“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want”. One of the most enduring images of our Lord’s […]
The Christian Church has a secret. This is something it has tried hard for many years to keep […]
When you come into church on a Sunday morning there exists a basic commonality of all those gathered […]
A few years back I served as one of the assistants for a worship service that was part […]
“The Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went to meet the […]
We live in a world defined by rules and laws that guide our interactions and provide some sort […]
In one way we think a great deal too much of the atomic bomb. “How are we to live […]
A fisherman casts his net in a wide arc upon the service of the water. As it begins to sink below the surface the boat slowly moves to trawl the net under the surface of the sea. It creates a large pocket like the mouth of a whale as it scoops up everything in its path. Eventually, when it seems weighted and full, or at least the set time has passed, they begin to haul in their load.
While I really think that the United States of America holds the best possibility for a good life on the globe, I’m afraid we are not impenetrable. It’s a fine idea and the layout of checks and balances, Bill of Rights, and distribution of power seems just perfect. But, you see, human beings are not good. So no matter how well we design a government or society, it eventually will fall apart. It’s not because the system isn’t great on paper. It’s because people generally are not only evil, but also not too bright.
There have been a few instances of protesters demanding that police, who are literally protecting them, should take […]