Ignorance and Enlightenment The enemy has used both ignorance and "enlightenment" (or the perception of it) to mislead many. Even the church has been used many times to lead people into darkness - or to keep them there. In the Middle Ages, the Catholic Church capitalized on the ignorance of the laity regarding the truth of … Continue reading Why Jesus Hates Religion: Part 2 – Ignorance and Enlightenment
Parable of Ten Virgins “Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were prudent. For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, but the prudent took oil in flasks along with their lamps. Now while the bridegroom … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #25 – Matthew Chapter 25
But it's no ordinary gift.
Before church the other day, I was driving through the southern and downtown parts of Colorado Springs, in areas where a lot of homeless people tend to hang out. And as I was studying faces, something hit me. You know how many elderly people begin to seem almost indistinguishable from each other? It's the same … Continue reading Faces
It's time for the Church - the Bride of Christ - to wake up!
One Sunday, when I was in my mid-teens, I walked over to hang out with my girl-friends before church (technically, they probably fit more in the "acquaintance" category, but in a certain sense, I consider most people to be my friends). One of them asked me the typical question "How are you?", and, believing at … Continue reading Is Depression a Sin?
A long, long time ago....