A thought struck me as I was having coffee at Starbucks this morning. It's raining, and I love rainy days. But that wasn't what struck me. I wondered if raindrops could baptize one! Sounds crazy, doesn't it. If you're Christian and reading this, how were you baptized? I was a Methodist when I was baptized … Continue reading Google and ChatGPT Didn’t Know, Either!
Which Church Would Jesus Choose?
Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the Church teaches. Thomas Aquinas Let's pretend that you have a choice in choosing your own Christian denomination (45,000+ in the world). You visit several different churches throughout the year and make an informed decision as to which one just might … Continue reading Which Church Would Jesus Choose?
I’m at Starbucks this morning with a great cup of the bold blend. Ahhh! Got me to thinking about what life is like after death - or what Christians call Eternal Life. When Jesus started his ministry, he took his chosen twelve and a bunch of other people up on the side of a mountain … Continue reading Narrow Gate
A River Runs Through It
How does anyone live without coffee? My Christian friend and I were talking about the sacrament of Baptism so I thought I would talk about it this morning. Baptism has always been a mystery to me. And once again, baptism is one of those things that Christian sects just can't seem to get a handle … Continue reading A River Runs Through It
“But I Say to You…”
As a teacher, I always try very hard to simplify things. Over my first cup of coffee this morning I wanted to see if I could simplify Jesus' teachings by jotting them down briefly on a sheet of paper. I thought the Gospel of Matthew was a good place to start since Jesus did a … Continue reading “But I Say to You…”