I’ve never been a fan of the “prosperity Gospel.” And by that, I mean I don’t like the idea of holding a demand over God’s head – the whole “I do this, you do that” mentality. “I marry the woman you want me to, and you, God, make her extraordinarily beautiful, emotionally healthy, and the […]Read More Close Your Eyes and Jump
I can’t say that having an argument with a hard-core Reformation Protestant is on my Top 10 list of favorite free time activities. Maybe that’s why this post has taken a couple weeks to get out. Debating any theological issue that’s been debated for 500 years already is like banging your head against a brick […]Read More Keep Your Catholic Faith: What is the Gospel?
It’s the end of the school year here, and things have wrapped up pretty well. Our first day of legitimate summer was last Thursday, and it was a bit of a rough beginning. School ends, and we’re all like, “Now what?” But we’ll find our footing. But anyway, all the projects and report cards came […]Read More God’s Classroom
Yeah, so, umm *shuffle feet*…. I’m podcasting now. Check it out. I’ll be trying to put something up each week. Just click here: Beatitude Intro Podcast You can also listen to it here: Podcast Site. And let me know what you think. 🙂Read More The Beatitudes: An Introduction (podcast)
Marcy #1: Everyone knew Marcy shouldn’t have married him. Greg was an asshole. Everyone could see this a mile away, and, truth be told, Marcy could see it, too. But she loved Greg. And Greg, as best he could I suppose, loved her. He didn’t treat her that well, but you could see he was […]Read More Keep Your Catholic Faith: How Do We Get Saved?
This should be the last video I do in this series. Thanks to all of you who have been following along! I hope it’s been helpful. *For Catholics, keep in mind that mortal sin is not forgiven until you confess it to a priest, and you ought not take the Eucharist unless you are free […]Read More How to Catholic: Daily Mass (video)
Maybe “angry” is too strong a word. Maybe it’s more like: “Smoldering with quiet resentment towards God.” But in either case, what do you do when you realize that the difficult marriage you have, or the dead-end job you’re in, or the cancer diagnosis doesn’t amount to the “abundant life” you thought Jesus was promising? […]Read More Angry with God