I believe many who would identify themselves as non-Christians have not rejected Jesus at all. They've rejected someone I'm calling "Geezus" - the parody of Christ co-authored by misguided church people and cynics. Open to Matthew and start reading.
Everyone offers it. Few understand it. Many think they have it but know they do not. They talk of freedom but they are "free dumb." Simply put, freedom is doing what you most want to do. Everything else is a degree of slavery. So, if I ask you, "What do you most want to do?" and you … Continue reading Free Dumb
The Bible warns against unbelief but not against atheism per se. How could the writers of the Scriptures have warned against atheism? There weren’t any atheists. I’ve heard commentators on a local Christian radio station aim Psalm 14:1 (“The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’”) at atheists. Of course the implication becomes, … Continue reading Religious Unbelief
"Something's wrong with me?", Jamie, my wife, said over the phone. "I can't straighten my legs. What am I going to do?" What was she going to do? What was I going to do? I was out on my route. I couldn't leave. I felt helpless. She was at home taking care of our two young … Continue reading Poker Face