I just found this post, written by a Protestant minister. I think he is a minister, anyway. This post focuses on an aspect of Jesus' life that doesn't get much attention: most of His relatives-all of them, possibly, except for Joseph and Mary-thought that He was crazy, and they treated Him with derision. Until He … Continue reading Jesus Had Family Problems Too
Good Friday greetings, ST, 'Ettes, Sieurs, and All: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPBcrLGBunc Rich Mullins, 2008 Peace and Blessings be with and among us today and always! ~"Chaps" D’Nanda
Ever since Ruth Bader Ginsberg died, some on the internet have been informing us that she is now in hell. I am embarrassed to say that at least a couple of those who are informing us about the state of Justice Ginsberg's soul are Catholics. One such stated that he prayed for her before she … Continue reading Can We Please Stop Saying That People We Disliked Are In Hell?
Greetings, ST, 'Sieurs, and 'Ettes. It's always a treat to be with you for these posts. This time around, I'm responding to a further request from our gracious host: Would I sketch out the two viewpoints toward the question often asked in the Reform Christian tradion: "Are you saved?" I'll gladly attempt to illustrate these … Continue reading Stump the Chaps IX-b: “Once Saved/In Hope – An Exploration”
Greetings to all in the Kaffeeklatsch! A recent seriocomic post of JaC's here, re: the bizarre attempt by the perpetually-offended revisionist niche in our current cultural climate, to both ban and simultaneously recast the delightfully flirtatious winter song: "Baby It’s Cold Outside", (which dates back to 1944 and was part of a largely-forgotten 1949 film … Continue reading Advent Meets #metoo or Something Like That
Greetings to all in the Kaffeeklatsch! As usual, our gracious host sparked a bit of reflection by the Chaps, with this intriguing post. For many Christians, this past Sunday began the season of Advent: a time of spiritual preparation for the celebration of Christ's birth - and reflecting on His second coming. The word is … Continue reading From the Chaplain’s Corner: Advent Thoughts