May 19, 2019

All Essays

It’s All About “Soul”

I was early for a meeting with my spiritual director so, being a Friday during Lent, I stopped for a bean burrito at a nearby Taco Bell. Ringing up my order, the cashier smiled and said, “you don’t look old, but I will give you the senior...

He Has Been Raised

He is not here but He has been raised! This, my friends is the fact that has turned the world upside down. For anyone who dares to believe this incredible news of victory over sin, despair, darkness and death, the only reasonable choice is to...

The Times of Our Lives

In 1975, the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency created a famous advertising campaign for the Eastman Kodak Company entitled “The Times of Your Life.” Set to music and vocals sung by Paul Anka, the campaign took our nation by...

Has Salvation Lost Its Meaning?

Salvation has always been the most important concept for Christians. Their core belief, regardless of denomination, is that from the beginning human sinfulness barred us from heaven, but God in his mercy sent his Son to atone for our sins and make...

The Word Longing to Reach Us

There was a language arts teacher who did not find the Gospels to be very accessible reading. Most Christians, taking this statement by itself, would assume that the teacher was a modernist pushing a secular agenda. However, the language arts...

Called to Be Peacemakers

War and societal strife have plagued humanity for centuries. During our Lord’s public ministry, He specifically addressed the need for peace in matters of one or more parties feeling wronged by another. The virtue is called for in one of the...