I can remember as a child the uncertain feeling I had as I would come across phrases such as the 'kingdom of God' or the 'kingdom of heaven' as I would read the Gospels. What exactly did they mean? I confess that while I felt there was some spiritual truth encompassed in those phrases, I… Continue reading The Invisible Kingdom of the Heart
It was during my high school years that I first began to seriously think through both my faith and my political convictions. While I accepted a distinction between the two, it seemed clear that they were interconnected. Any discussion of law or policy has some sort of morality or virtue behind it: the morality behind… Continue reading Seeing Politics Through the Lens of Faith
During this past year of global pandemic, social unrest, and a divisive, fractious election, I suspect nearly everyone has at some point in time said to themselves "When will we go back to normal?" And certainly during the lockdown in April-May (at least that is when the lockdown occurred here in northern Indiana) when work,… Continue reading It’s 2021…..so when is life going to be normal again?
Our Father who is in heaven, may your name be treated as holy. May your kingdom come, may your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do not bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.Matthew 6:9-13 LEB One of the… Continue reading On Earth as it is in Heaven
As I have been thinking over the last few months about starting a blog several questions keep coming to my mind: Why am I writing? Do I really have anything to say that hasn't already been said by someone else? Do I have anything to say that is worth other people taking the time to read? As I… Continue reading To Write or Not To Write….