Apostles’ Creed: I believe in… the Father, almighty

I believe in God, the Father, almighty —The Apostles' CreedThe first hint that Christianity worships a different sort of god comes in the very beginning of the Creed. God is Father, almighty, which is a uniquely Judeo-Christian way to think about deity.If you asked people on the street ... Continue reading

Broken crucibles, part 2

Look, I am sending you the prophet Elijah before the great and dreadful day of the Lord arrives. His preaching will turn the hearts of fathers to their children, and the hearts of children to their fathers. —Malachi 4:5,6, NLT Eugene O'Neill fathered three children that we know of, but he didn't ... Continue reading

Forgiving our fathers

Susanna: I think you're exaggerating. You were his only child, his son, his blood. In this photo he doesn't look like a man who doesn't love his son. Charlie: Nothing I did was good enough for that guy. Don't you understand that? —Rain Man, 1988 Bonnie: He's not afraid of losing. He's afraid of ... Continue reading