May I See Your Receipt?

Some non-religious people who haven't spent time researching the difference between Christianity and Islam seem to think they are pretty much the same. Ancient myths, constructed out of available stories, equally implausible to a non-believer. Essentially the same, equally flawed holy books. But to Christians, that attitude is frustrating in the extreme.  It is self pleasing, self validating and … Continue reading May I See Your Receipt?

Sheep Dogs, Wolves and the Lamb of God

Still haven't gotten around to seeing American Sniper--it hasn't aged nearly enough. The Passion of the Christ came out in 2004. I didn't see it in the theater that year or on video--remember VHS--or any of the other medium available until Netflix streaming came into our lives and I promptly put The Passion at the … Continue reading Sheep Dogs, Wolves and the Lamb of God

May We Come In?

This is addressed to White Christians in America. It is for those attending a predominantly white Church.  It is intended as well for the many unaffiliated white Christians, the Nones, young and old, who have stopped going to church altogether. Dear Fellow White Christians: Let's tell the truth. Racial animus, in that full spectrum from belittling … Continue reading May We Come In?