Wasting My Time?

I want to share with you a snippet from a recent series of posts on the website peakoil.com. The thread they came from was titled ‘The Wisdom of the Dark Emotions.’ I shared something there that was probably casting pearls before swine, but I was thinking it out, so I shared it anyway. As I’ve … Continue reading

The Christianity of Two Minds

American Christianity, if not all of Christianity, is divided today. On the one hand there are those who would look to the teachings of Jesus and say that Christianity is about loving our brothers. On the other hand there are those who think that figuring out what’s going to happen in the soon coming apocalypse … Continue reading

If You See Me When I Am Taken From You

There are a few things, themes if you will, that you will find again and again in the Bible. Some of those things are obvious, like forgiveness or good behavior. Some of those things are not so clear, but when you look for them you will be amazed. One of those themes is the instruction … Continue reading

The Sins of Jeroboam

Jeroboam was king over Israel after the reign of Solomon. He set up two bulls as things to worship so that the people of Israel wouldn’t turn to the temple in Jerusalem, such that their loyalties would be split between two nations. After Solomon the kingdom split into two kingdoms, Israel and Judah. Jeroboam did … Continue reading

Who is Elijah?

Jesus said, “If you can see it, Elijah has come.” When he was talking to his disciples about why the Pharisees said that Elijah must come before the Christ. The author of the account then credits John the Baptist as being Elijah. Maybe the mistake is that John contained the Elijah, but wasn’t the Elijah? … Continue reading