Anxiety, Worry, and the Disciple Pt. 1

A friend recently revealed on a social media site that she was severely depressed. It came as a surprise to many as she appears to "have it all." She is extremely pretty, very intelligent, has a great job, lots of friends, and lives a life of relative luxury. So why would she be depressed? After all, isn't she... Continue Reading →

The Narrow Way

"Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it."  Jesus Christ Across the world of christendom lies a sea of teaching.... Continue Reading →

Why Christians are Leaving Christianity

A close relative of mine is Buddhist. That in and of itself may not sound strange. But what is unnerving is he used to be a dyed-in-the-wool Baptist. Talk about one extreme to the other! There is a growing trend in American Christianity. People are leaving churches and embracing eastern religions, especially Buddhism. While I... Continue Reading →

Christ and Buddha

I have many wonderful and caring Buddhist friends as well as others from different beliefs. Many say there are no real differences between Buddha and Christ; that they are the same. While there are some striking similarities, there are some glaring and crucial differences. —Buddha taught a moral life through our own selves.. Jesus taught... Continue Reading →

The Great Sin

But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the... Continue Reading →

Christian “Meditation”

Anytime one mentions the word "meditation", the first thing that comes to mind is someone sitting in a lotus position chanting some mantra. Add the word "Christian" to it and wild visions of heresy and New Age dominate the conversation. The Far East and its pantheon religions are renown for meditation. In fact, the Yoga... Continue Reading →

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