Living With Jesus: Week 7, Jesus is Lord

Jesus is Lord Jesus is Lord and in order to be truly saved He must be Lord over your life. The call to follow Jesus as Lord and Savior is absolute. But Jesus is not being mean or a bully. It is all about love. God is love and love makes us truly human. We … Continue reading Living With Jesus: Week 7, Jesus is Lord

The Mega Church: The Destruction of the Christian Ethos

by Bp. Augustine, OSB Mega Churches have destroyed Christianity. At one time, there were small neighborhood parishes that flavored and colored the community. People knew where the parish was and most people attended that parish. The influence in the neighborhood and in the lives of men, women, and children cannot be over estimated. However, with … Continue reading The Mega Church: The Destruction of the Christian Ethos

Living with Jesus: Week 5, God the Father

God the Father “If I speak of him as Father, I speak of all things as being from him.” (Theophilus, ca. 180; A.2.90) The Nicene Creed, the statement of the true Christian Faith, next goes on to say, “I believe in…the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth and of all things visible and invisible.”   … Continue reading Living with Jesus: Week 5, God the Father

Christmas is not over till it’s over

Americans and Western Europeans are heavily influenced by business advertisements. The world pictures Santa Clause as a jolly fat man in a red suit because of an advertisement by Coca Cola. In America, Christmas decorations begin to appear at Halloween and they are taken down on December 26th, or thereabouts, because Christmas Day is over. … Continue reading Christmas is not over till it’s over

Living With Jesus: Week 4, God is Holy and Sovereign

God is Holy Yesterday, we started getting acquainted with God and we found out he is not really like us. In fact, we possess none of the attributes God has that we talked about and it is a little hard for us to relate to them, though we can rejoice in them. God has other … Continue reading Living With Jesus: Week 4, God is Holy and Sovereign

Living With Jesus: Week 3, What is God Like?

A little girl asked her father, one day, “Daddy, what is God like?” The question caused the girl’s father to stop and ponder, “How do I know what God is like?” There are two ways to decide this issue. First, we can imagine what God is like in our minds. The problem with this is … Continue reading Living With Jesus: Week 3, What is God Like?