“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, honorable, compassionate, and have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson One of the first questions you are asked as a child is, “what do you want to be when you grow up?” What… Read More »
Are You a Christian?
“Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that’s a tough call. That’s rebellion.” ~ Alice Cooper Have you ever been asked, “are you a Christian”? I am a theologian, pastor and worship a Jesus-looking God, but I rarely identify as a Christian. People have asked me if I… Read More »
Spiritualizing Secular Values
“If I were a dictator, religion and state would be separate. I swear by my religion. I will die for it. But it is my personal affair. The state has nothing to do with it. The state would look after your secular welfare, health, communications, foreign relations, currency, and so on, but not your or… Read More »
Wine Into Water
“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” ~ W.C. Fields The age of miracles is still upon us, but the world functions as if everything depends on humanity rather than God. We have taken the wine and turned it back into the water. Instead of trusting in an infinite God, we… Read More »