Keeping Christ in Christianity

“Jesus is the reason for the season.” “Keep Christ in Christmas.” These slogans are popping up all over the place this time of year. They are a reaction to a society which has turned this holiday into a celebration of materialism without a savior. I understand...

Belonging: Part 1

“Now you are the body of Christ, and each of you is a member of it.” – 1 Cor. 12:27 Membership in groups and organizations in the United States has declined precipitously in the last few decades. Fraternal organizations are only a shadow of what they used to be...

Away to pray

From Luke 5: 15Yet the news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses. 16But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. We are living in a very busy world. Things are changing and moving...