Not Enough Salt

     “Ye are the salt of the earth, but if the salt have lost his savor, wherewith shall it be salted? It is henceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out…” Jesus of Nazareth      Salt is an interesting substance. It is made up of a corrosive metal---sodium, and a toxic gas—chloride. Alone each... Continue Reading →

Lost Crusader #21

“The fool has said in his heart there is no God...” There is a truth in David’s words that few people ever stop their mental picture of Christians as buffoons long enough to think about. No matter, such people rarely stop to think about what they think and do, so why should their imagined picture... Continue Reading →

Working on a Building

"Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling." St Paul to the church at Philippi. Christians are, by their definition, disciples of Jesus Christ. This bit of self-identification requires those professing Christianity to adopt two beliefs that those outside the faith would have us abandon in favor of "evolving" as a person and embracing... Continue Reading →

Lost Crusader #20

           Christianity is not a set of beliefs or practices. Neither is it conveyed by membership in a church. That is not to say such things are undesirable. It just means they are not what makes a person a Christian. Christianity that amounts to more than a self-confessed title cannot be granted... Continue Reading →

Lost Crusader #19

         All men, even the most cynical of us, are men of faith. I say this because faith is more than a nebulous “something” we believe in. Faith is visible, quantifiable, evidence of its object. Every one of us produces such evidence. That is not to say that every man lacks the ability... Continue Reading →

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