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COVID-19, Anti-intellectualism, and Faith

At that time Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.” (Matthew 11:25-26) The… Continue Reading “COVID-19, Anti-intellectualism, and Faith”

Sinners and Saints: Deborah and Barak

Sunday, September 30th, 2018.   Sources: Susan Niditch. Judges: A Commentary (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 2008. Tammi Schneider. Judges (Berit Olam). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000. Barry G. Webb. The Book of Judges (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012. K. Lawson Younger Jr. Judges/Ruth (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002.

Advent 3 (Joy)

For many, Christmas is an exciting, joyous and celebratory time. Presents, lights, food. Watching my little Abigail literally jumping a shouting with excitement while we put up the tree warms the cockles of my heart… whatever cockles are… For others, Christmas can actually be… Continue Reading “Advent 3 (Joy)”

HM Elizabeth II’s Christmas Message

St. Andrew’s Day

November 30th is St. Andrew’s Day- a celebration of the Apostle Andrew, Patron Saint of Scotland. Obviously I am not one for the veneration of Saints as it is practiced in some traditions, but taking time to honour the giants of the faith is… Continue Reading “St. Andrew’s Day”

“Flabbergasting”… is that a proper scientific term?

Came across this story today which I found weird and interesting.  Turns out we’re further from understanding/explaining the universe than we thought.  I’m sure this may cause someone, somewhere to say something confrontational and arrogant about scientists and their god complexes, and how this… Continue Reading ““Flabbergasting”… is that a proper scientific term?”