Friend or Angel?

One day, when I was a freshman in high school, I saw a kid from my class was walking home from school. His name was Kyle. It looked like he was carrying all of his books. I thought to myself, “Why would anyone bring home all his books on a Friday? He must really be… Continue reading Friend or Angel?

Whose Freedom Is It?

The United States of America though young by historical standards, is still one of the oldest democracies (an aside: in truth, we are actually a representative democracy. Read that “Republic”) in the world. I won’t say absolutely the oldest, but it’s close. As a country with such a standing in the annals of history, it… Continue reading Whose Freedom Is It?

Moral Relevency of Mainstream Christianity

  Reprinted from NewsMax.com Is ‘Mainstream Christianity’ Morally Relevant Right Now? Tom Marsland Thursday, March 20, 2003 Pope John Paul II recently condemned America and Great Britain’s “alliance of the willing” for wanting to liberate the Iraqi people and stop Hussein’s proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Clearly, Pope John Paul II is a decent… Continue reading Moral Relevency of Mainstream Christianity

The Ultimate Story of Love (One of those oh so many forwarded emails. For those of you who are parents, you will truly understand this…)

After a few of the usual Sunday evening hymns, the church’s pastor slowly stood up, walked over to the pulpit and, before he gave his sermon for the evening, briefly introduced a guest minister who was in the service that evening. In the introduction, the pastor told the congregation that the guest minister was one… Continue reading The Ultimate Story of Love (One of those oh so many forwarded emails. For those of you who are parents, you will truly understand this…)

Target Practice (one of those oh so many forwarded emails…)

A young lady named Sally, relates an experience she had in a seminary class, given by her teacher, who we’ll call Brother Smith. She says Brother Smith was known for his elaborate object lessons. One particular day, Sally walked into the seminary and knew they were in for another fun day. On the wall was… Continue reading Target Practice (one of those oh so many forwarded emails…)

Choose Your Evil

“My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it; and if I could save… Continue reading Choose Your Evil