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Some Thoughts On Prayer

My mother used to tell a joke about two GIs in a foxhole during WW II. As the shelling drew nearer to them, one of them said “Maybe we ought to pray.” The other replied “I don’t know how.” The first says “Oh, it’s easy. I used to live right next door to a Catholic … Continue reading

Rejection, Redefinition and Rediscovery

During the late 1980s and early 1990s, I began to get my faith back. It was an arduous journey on a long, winding road. Here’s the story of that journey. I had been raised in an Evangelical Protestant home. My parents had become involved in the Independent Church of Christ before I was born, in … Continue reading

On Religion and Reason

Some of the most vexing conversations I’ve ever had have been with Christians who insist on a hyper-literal interpretation of passages from the Bible, without regard to context, without regard to the times and individual perspectives of the authors, without regard to what we know to be true from history and science. Some of the … Continue reading