Tag Archives: Faith

If Martin Luther Was on Facebook . . .

A local church’s lawn sign states: “What Do I Have To Do To Be Saved? – Nothing”.  Really – nothing?!!!! That was a Facebook post by a friend and parishioner that showed up in my feed and kicked off a … Continue reading

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Is Faith Correlated to Religion? (and other great questions)

What a busy and challenging summer this has been.  Blogging has necessarily been on the back burner. What’s brought me out of my hiatus are heartfelt questions posted  a few days ago in response to my comments about the film … Continue reading

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Fishing for Salmon . . . and Faith . . . In the Yemen

“Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” is the new movie from director Lasse Hallstrom.  He’s made some excellent movies – “Chocolat,” “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” and “The Cider House Rules” are some of my favorites.  He also made “Dear John.”  Nobody’s … Continue reading

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“The Only Friend I Have Left Is Darkness”

What a difference one number can make!  There’s a big difference between Psalm 88 (from which the title of this post comes) and Psalm 89. During Lent, we’re having morning prayer at the  church each day at 7am.  This is something … Continue reading

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