Tag Archives: John 14

Prayer Embezzlement

Embezzlement – taking for one’s own use money or property entrusted to one’s care. Stealing things takes many forms. There’s straight larceny, such as when someone picks your pocket at a busy train station. That young man was a good … Continue reading

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Duchess Kate’s Baby Talk

Thanks to NBC news, we can all brush up on our Briticisms and sound like informed Brits when it comes to talking about the soon-to-arrive royal baby. Can you decipher this sample from that article? Duchess Kate will likely pack … Continue reading

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Diets and Cleanses and Feasting on Bread & Water

Cleanse Skepticism Cleanses are big nowadays. Restrict your diet to whatever some company that wants to charge you lots of money says is good for you, and all of your body’s nasty toxins go away. No science to back it … Continue reading

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God the Magic Prayer Genie

People get so mad when God doesn’t give them what they want! After all, doesn’t the Bible say that all we have to do is ask and God will grant our wishes? Take delight in the Lord, and he will give … Continue reading

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The Man in the Turban

The elderly gentleman stood next to a pickup truck as I pulled into my space in the courthouse parking lot. He and the truck looked like they belonged to each other. Faded paint and door dings, unpressed clothes and a slightly threadbare … Continue reading

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Global Warming – Being In Denial Is No Joke

Denial of Overwhelming Evidence According to a recent report on NPR: Academies of science around the world agree that climate change is real and caused largely by burning fossil fuels. So do many professional scientific organizations. Polls of scientists point … Continue reading

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School Tells Teen Mom, “Nobody Puts Baby in the Yearbook!”

This young mother worked hard to graduate high school early while caring for her newborn son. “I picked my son because he’s helped me be a better person,” Tiller told Yahoo! Shine. “By having him, I grew up quickly but … Continue reading

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Top Five Things I Don’t Understand

5 Things I Don’t Understand (in no particular order) Tattoos and television shows about tattoos Ezekiel 1:15-18 Lima beans (although I do like the B-52’s take on it) Esperanto – well, except for the fact that Esperanto is proof positive that all … Continue reading

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Three Reasons I Embrace Modalism, and a Trinity of Reasons I Do Not

Modalism: …taught that the three persons of the Trinity [are] different “modes” of the Godhead. Adherants believed that Father, Son and Holy Spirit are not distinct personalities, but different modes of God’s self-revelation. A typical modalist approach is to regard God … Continue reading

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Falsity

I’m told that Facebook is fun, informative, and even useful. You can’t prove it by me. I don’t have a Facebook account. Perhaps Mark Zuckerberg and I will friend each other one day, but that day has not yet come. One thing … Continue reading

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