Elections, Fears and Beliefs

Elections, Fears and Beliefs

It so happens that my weekly column drops on Election Day. I didn’t plan it that way, but it would be foolish to write about something other than this top-of-the-mind matter. Everyone agrees a lot is at stake. However, there is strong disagreement over what is...
Is This a Hearing or Heeding Problem?

Is This a Hearing or Heeding Problem?

It is confounding that so many who have heard the gospel – week after week and year after year, and even affirmed it as ultimate truth – have easily succumbed to a soulless, secular authoritarian who put a Tic-Tac in his mouth, told them they were beautiful and made...
Reconsidering Affirmations of Faith

Reconsidering Affirmations of Faith

Affirming what one believes has a long history in religious traditions. Confessions and creeds have often been used to confirm orthodoxy and express communal faith. For some, these kinds of shared affirmations come easily. Others find the embrace of a repeat-after-me...