Why no one should worry about being on the right side of history.
(Earlier posts in this series: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6a, part 6b, part 7) Mark Twain said that "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read." To some degree that was how I felt about this book. It is a work referenced often... Continue Reading →
(Earlier posts in this series: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6a, part 6b) Whew! It has been a little while. They say the secret to blogging to ABP, "Always Be Posting." To which I say I have a full-time job and five children so no. After family visits, a... Continue Reading →
(Click here to see all posts in this series) So we are continuing now on to the second half of the chapter which focuses upon the application of the atonement. As we saw last week the atonement is at the heart of the doctrine of salvation. Without it we do not have hope for we... Continue Reading →
(Earlier posts in this series: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5) As we near the end of the book (only one chapter left), we find one of its longest chapters. Akin to what we believe about Jesus, what we believe about salvation is foundational for everything. We must be clear not... Continue Reading →
(Earlier posts in this series: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4) If you ever want to get to the heart of where someone stands with respect to Christianity all you need to do is ask them who Jesus is. I was speaking with a Jehovah's Witness once and I noted that we agreed... Continue Reading →
(Previous posts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) Not long ago I had two LDS missionaries in my home. It was our fourth meeting and seeing we were not progressing they requested this be our last time. Then one of the missionaries in tears told me that he believed with all his heart that the... Continue Reading →
(Earlier posts: Part 1, Part 2) Prior to the purchase of our home, we had an inspection done. One of the things I was particularly paranoid about was the foundation. I wanted to be sure we had a house that was sound from the ground up. This is true of our belief systems as well.... Continue Reading →