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Shootings

Like most Americans, I have been thinking about the recent mass shootings in Gilroy, CA; El Paso, TX; and Dayton, OH. As I listen to the reports and politicians point the finger at each other, I have been struck that nobody really gets what’s going on here even in the Christian community. Let me state […]

Does Easter Matter?

For Christians, today begins the crescendo of Holy Week as we celebrate Maundy Thursday – the day Jesus ate his last meal with his disciples and was later arrested in the garden of Gethsemane; Good Friday – the day Jesus was nailed to the cross, was crucified, and died; and Easter Sunday – the day […]

Nominal Christians

Even though I can claim that I have always believed in Jesus Christ as my savior, I have to admit I was a “Nominal” Christian for many years. What’s a nominal Christian? Basically someone who at some point claimed Christ as their savior but really is living a non-religious secular life. Nominals are usually people […]