Is Your Faith in a Box?

Is Your Faith in a Box?

We come to faith as individuals, with our own set of life situations, circumstances and preferences.  These “elements,” let’s call them, comprise the externals of our lives, but they must never be allowed to define our faith. These elements make up who we are –...

Humanity and COVID-19

Humanity and COVID-19

Man has always made his own gods to justify sin. Just when I thought that gender identity had become the greatest self-justifying god in man’s pantheon of gods, it has become apparent that the god of global safety has superseded that deity.  Perhaps gender...

Got a Plastic Jesus?

Got a Plastic Jesus?

“I don’t care if it rains or freezes, as long as I’ve got my plastic Jesus, sittin’ on the dashboard of my car.” That’s the opening line of the 1962 song by the Goldcoast Singers I heard on the car radio one day driving to a university class.  I still remember...

The Great Conductor Calls Us to Ride His Train, and the Ticket Is Repentance

The Great Conductor Calls Us to Ride His Train, and the Ticket Is Repentance

In the film “Rebel Without a Cause,” the gang leader character, Buzz, tells Jim Stark, James Dean’s character, “We’ve got to do something,” before they started their “chickie run.” What something must the Church do now in the face of the new “morality?”