Faith and Works

The Apostle James wrote (James 2:14): What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can his faith save him? This statement has been a subject of controversy. For Martin Luther, it isn’t just the idea of faith and works that is rejected,  “Luther made an attempt to … More Faith and Works

Another View of Jesus

In his blog In a Mirror Dimly: An Imperfect, Sarcastic Perspective on Following Jesus, Ed Cyzewski began a post saying: “With all of our talk about gender roles and the place of men in society and the church, I think we tend to overlook Jesus.” He suggests some areas we overlook when considering Y’shuaJesus: “Jesus Was … More Another View of Jesus

Bobby’s Rant

Bobby recently vented his frustration. He said his wife, Donnybrook, “found some of my stashed food stocks. She tossed some into the trash, then put bags of rice and beans in her car trunk, saying she would give it to Salvation Army.” Bobby’s anger, barely contained, was thrust into his stomach. Several antacids later, he … More Bobby’s Rant

How to Prepare

Prepare? For what shall we prepare? A quick look at Ready.com shows us that there are a lot of things that can happen for which we should prepare. And there are a lot of very practical things we can do in our preparation for various natural and unnatural disasters. But I’m not talking about those … More How to Prepare