3. The Pro-Life Position Feels Disingenuous to Many People.
“In a culture as sick as its secrets, loss brings us together again.”
The world tells us to feel complete by getting more. What if the truth is actually the opposite?
Four out of five Americans claim to be Christians…but what does that really mean?
It’s a rainy, lazy Saturday in Portland. A perfect time to dive into the Gospel of Mark and cultivate my inner anarchist.
If you’re a Christian and you’re ‘just sayin’ these…just don’t.
Our tents only become holy ground when they are open to the stranger.
I guess it’s time for me to face the facts. I must be gay. And so are you.
If we’re being honest, we all have “those people” in our lives.
“Maybe they were angry about something, and they didn’t know how to talk about their feelings,” said nine year old Mattias.
If God can’t expiate sin without our participation in asking for that forgiveness, then God is weak. If, instead, God chooses not to forgive sin unless we ask for it, opting instead to let us suffer for all eternity because of our mistakes, then God is not loving.
The Gospel call is to stand up and respond to perceived injustice as soon as you recognize it as such, not when it’s more personally, professionally or politically advantageous to do so.
Once I get beyond my initial feelings about the whole situation, I’m left wrestling with a number of questions that still feel terribly unresolved.
Don’t forget to wash your hands!
Catholic priests weren’t always celibate, and some believe the matter is not a closed issue.
Q: What advice would you give to other fathers? A: A vasectomy is waaay cheaper than kids!