As a child a friend and I hiked a mountain together. Every step was swift and hurried, to carry us past the woods and trails for the summit. Without consideration we blazed through the forest to reach the top before my friend’s parents could follow. We wanted to see it first. We wanted to see… Continue reading Shortsighted
No person, irrespective of gender, is honored by an enforced presumption of one’s identity or ability. To the contrary, every human spirit balks at such oppression. God, the author of our souls, who made us for love and community, did not impinge our will to refuse him. He even watches, broken-heartedly, as we turn to… Continue reading In it Together
Zoom in on the Burlington Church of Christ on Rte. 3A in Burlington and learn how this non-denominational evangelical Christian church is unique. Rabbi Abramson interviews Pastor Chais DiMaggio who will give us a tour and teach us about their faith traditions. Hear from members of the congregation about the profound nature of their faith.… Continue reading Spiritually Speaking Episode
We hear a lot of fake news, big and small. It should be no surprise then that fake news has real world consequences. One recent example in the United States is the fake news surrounding vaccinations and the belief that they cause autism. As a result, unvaccinated children are getting the measles virus unnecessarily. Social… Continue reading Did Fake News Affect the Development of Christian Culture?
Free from Anxieties; A Discussion on Sex There is an interesting passage in First Corinthians 7 where Paul leads into a discussion about the anxiousness of married and single life. Paul, acting in a pastoral capacity, guides the church in Corinth through a situation that has developed around sex. The situation Paul is addressing in… Continue reading Free from Anxieties; A Discussion on Sex
“To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some. I do it all for the sake of the gospel, that I may share with them in its blessings.” (1 Corinthians 9:22-23) “I have become all things to… Continue reading Paul’s Policy of Accommodation
Have you heard of this before: If someone is within 20ft of you with a weapon such as a knife they can get to you before you can draw your gun. This is something I have learned all too well. I got into the house where this 13 year old girl was… about the moment… Continue reading Where Fire and Water Destroy