I've been continuing to see stories about, and to have discussions about, President Obama's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. It certainly hit a nerve with a lot of people. I shared a few thoughts last week. A good friend helped me see why more people were offended, something I missed before. Plus, even as … Continue reading Thoughts on How We Talk About Religion, Specifically Christianity and Islam
Last week at the National Prayer Breakfast President Obama condemned ISIS, Obama and went on to say: "Humanity has been grappling with these questions throughout human history. And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible … Continue reading Five Thoughts on Obama’s Prayer Breakfast Speech
First, this is funny - Mr. Burns endorses Romney: I think this article was helpful in deciding who to vote for, sums up my thoughts on the whole thing, and is also good for a laugh.
Last night on campus we talked about God and government, politics and presidential elections. This semester at CSF our theme for Bible study is the story of scripture. My hope is that the students will understand the grand, over-arching narrative of the Bible. Back in early September we began with creation and fall. Then we … Continue reading Kings, Presidents and God (On Campus at PSU Berks)
I have seen variations of it so many times that it is beginning to drive me insane. January 20, 2009, gas was 1.84 per gallon. Today it is 3.85. Obama is to blame. My first reaction, when I first saw this a few months back, was to try to remember that one day … Continue reading Please Stop With the Gas Price Thing