How Can You Hang In There?

  How can you “hang in there” when you are continually bombarded by physical, moral, and social attacks? Do you sometimes feel like just throwing in the towel?  How can you remain faithful and peaceful no matter what? My wife can speak with her hands. She knows American Sign Language (ASL). She taught me that…

Supreme Court Ruling. Who’s Right?

Are you in agreement with the recent Supreme Court’s decision? Americans are once again split over abortion. The Monday, June 27, 2016, Supreme Court ruling related to abortion clinics, reopened the longstanding and highly divisive abortion debate.   Some are partying. Some are wailing. Few are indifferent about this extremely personal issue.   Pro-choice voices…

Saints & Murderers Have “Faith.” What’s the difference?

No Wonder We Have So Much Trouble Understanding Faith Bill Nichols, PhD. Ask ten people, “What exactly is faith?” You’ll probably get ten different answers. If you think about the many ways the word faith is used today, it’s no wonder people have so much trouble understanding what faith is. Mother Teresa’s sacrificial work helping impoverished…

Worth More Than the Mona Lisa

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting, The Mona Lisa, is valued at one billion dollars, making it by far the world’s most valuable painting. Can you imagine the kind of security system and extreme protective measures the Louvre Museum in Paris uses to guard this matchless piece of art? As valuable as The Mona Lisa is, it…

Who Is On Your Mean-the-Most List?

Who Is On Your Mean-the-Most List? Some people picture God as the super-policeman of the universe who keeps his supernatural eye on his human creatures, hoping to catch them doing something wrong. Nothing could be further from the truth. Over thousands of years, the many authors of the Bible observed God’s acts and attitude towards…