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Using the Internet to speak of God

Taking up our cross for Jesus does not necessarily mean that we have to endure pain and suffering as Christians, although it might. The Christians of Syria never thought they would be driven from their homes, and some would be killed or die of exposure in the process, but it did. 851 more words

Homilies

Church Formation in the New Testament

Some people attend church only on Easter and Christmas.  Other Christians are so turned-off with religion and churchianity…they just stay home.

Many atheists, anti-missionaries, and non-believers are opposed to people becoming believers in Jesus as Savior.   1,471 more words

Church

An Ice Cream Homily

When I  see a footballer or an athlete make the sign of the cross, I am always very pleased indeed, as I hope you are. Pleased, because it is a great shame that most of us Catholics are not very brave at doing such things in public. 891 more words

Homilies

Day 1867 - Letters We Wrote When Bret Was Deployed To Iraq Seven Years Ago

About a month ago, I found a letter Bret had written to me from Iraq that he never sent. The past few days I’ve been cleaning up my files and found a whole big stack of letters. 1,403 more words

Marriage

Learning from Muslims

When I worked in East Oxford, and took weekly Assemblies in the local school I found to my surprise that one third of the children there were Pakistani Muslims. 871 more words

Homilies

Matthew 7:13-14

Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. 21 more words

Extending Grace

This world is in a desperate need for grace.  We are so hard on ourselves and hard on each other.  I see this at every stage of life.  653 more words

Writings