If Glenn Beck is a Christian, What am I?

According to the news reports, Glenn Beck is appealing to America to return to a Christian way of life. I read somewhere that he even asked parents to kneel down when they pray and leave the door open so that their children can see them. So, I conclude that he considers himself a Christian. Now, […]
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What Would Jesus Think?

The media are all atwitter because a novelist named Anne Rice (photo above) has renounced “Christianity.” When I saw Ms. Rice on CNN over the weekend, I asked Sandra who she was and Sandra told me she’s a famous author who wrote several books about vampires. Today, the discussion is still alive. Someone named Lily […]
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Hypocritical indignation

A friend pointed me to a renewed campaign to ‘boycott Jamaica’, because the country ‘is the most homophobic on earth’. Here we go again. When I read the links and the websites promoting boycotts, the continuous thread was one of arrogant stupidity and ignorance. One would think that there were mass killings of ‘gays’ in […]
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Days of Introspection and Atonement Mark Jewish Holiday

I believe with all my heart in the power of redemption. That’s what keeps me going from one day to the next. I messed up in the past, and I will likely mess up today, but I will try to do better tomorrow. This is at the core of the Christian faith, but it is […]
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Religion in Politics, the Unmentionable Divide

It is a thundering irony that Barack Obama should be mistaken for a Muslim on one hand and criticized because of his Christian beliefs on the other. The thought came to me this morning as I read a column by New York Times writer David Brooks, who was scoffing at Obama’s message of hope and […]
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