Hell

I just watched a documentery on Hiroshima. The suffering was unimaginable. Kids decaying alive from radiation poisoning, people instantly vaporized and on and on. I also watched a doc on the Chinese city where an earth quake killed 90,000 people. In the doctrine in which I  grew up Hell was described as a place where … More Hell

Uneven Justice

I was president of Union Rescue Mission years  ago. One day I was walking toward the mission entrance and maybe 30 yards from the mission entrance. I saw a ring of Los Angeles police officers around a homeless man who was  down on the sidewalk . The police were hitting and kicking the elderly guy. … More Uneven Justice

My Imagination

A few years back, I had a spiritual adviser named Warren. We met once a week, usually in a park. It was a wonderful time for me. One day, after we had been working together for a year or so he asked me to visualize the very best future I could think of for myself. … More My Imagination

Evolution and the Genesis Creation Story

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 There are passages in the Bible that amaze me. Genesis chapter one and the Order of Creation Story is one such passage to me. I understand Genesis 1 as a remarkable pre-scientific expression of the modern understanding of the formation of the earth.The way Genesis 1 anticipates modern scientific understanding is … More Evolution and the Genesis Creation Story

No Condemnation

Monday, March 7th, 2011 In this blog, I am going to write what I feel is the message of Romans 7-8  for me. “Do you not know, brothers and sisters—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law has authority over someone only as long as that person lives?  For example, by … More No Condemnation

Feeding My Faith

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 Right now, this minute, 10:25 PM, Monday, October 11, 2010, I am full of fear. If someone would say to me, “Why pray if you are going to worry and why worry if you pray.” I would feel a combination of feelings. I think a guilty feeling would come first accompanied … More Feeding My Faith