Fortunately for human beings, God is able to make God’s self known to people even without use of the Bible. We probably all know stories…read more
Prevenient grace is a grace that comes without any effort or “earning” it on the part of humans. It reflects the fact that God takes…read more
I accepted an internship with the hopes that it would turn into a full-time job. In March, I discovered it wouldn’t, so I started the…read more
I started taking personal retreats at Benedictine monasteries when I was a student at a Protestant seminary in Portland, Oregon. I was curious about…read more
Q: Why is the church so focused on banning contraception when over-crowding and over population is greatly dwindling the earth’s resources?
A: The Church is not trying to “ban contraception” — though given some of the recently media coverage I can understand why someone might think that it is.read more
The Christian churches have what we call a “closed canon,” meaning that the books contained in the Old and New Testaments — all written by…read more