Category Archives: Christianity

things your pastor never told you: in the original- no chapters, no verses


The first New Testament had no chapter and no verse, that was added much later. if the Word itself states that nothing should be added to the Word, doesn’t that mean we should have Bibles without chapter and verse? the … Continue reading

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things your pastor never told you: the coming reformation


one day a young disciple woke up, grabbed his sandals and went out into the dusty street. there he saw his friend, a young woman, waiting by a building. they met, exchanged a few words, then walked together into a … Continue reading

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things your pastor never told you: 3,000 baptisms in one day


If you read my last post, you know that the prescription for becoming a Christian is listed in the book of Acts. John 3:16, the most quoted verse in The Western World, is in a series of verses that should … Continue reading

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things your pastor never told you: how to become a Christian (a disciple of Jesus)


i was minding my own business when something jumped out at me from the page. you probably would have felt the same way. i looked at it again. and then, i thought, “how come I have never heard any preacher … Continue reading

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you have just been exposed


in the so-called dark ages, the established institutional church went on a campaign to gather “tithes” from peasants, often depriving them of their daily bread and butter, and even causing loss of life. so, when the Protestants came railing against … Continue reading

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a moment of truth


you walk into an auditorium jammed with people…randomly wandering…you look to your left and you spot a lone girl- with intensely straight hair- smiling…not sure what she is smiling at, your gaze looks forward to a stage with a thin, … Continue reading

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no matter what illness attacks


I haven’t felt well lately. But that doesn’t matter much in the light of eternity. In this body I will have trouble, but the walk of life I am traveling doesn’t end in a grave, it doesn’t end at all.  … Continue reading

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how do you speak love?


Talk is cheap…but love is priceless… you can talk all day, and say a whole lot of nothing…except that you are focused on yourself. what are you doing to say you love someone? are you saying it through words and … Continue reading

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you cannot be arrogant and still be right with God


arrogance, when left to grow, is as deadly as a fatal car crash. when you assume that you are the master of the universe in your life and can and should control as much as possible, you have just fallen … Continue reading

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Priestly Serious


I have been called “hilariously funny and priestly serious” by someone who has never met me in person. She has read these posts well because I am quite “the complex man” to some of you. And many of you have … Continue reading

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