Do we stand out

As many of you know, I am an avid reader.  My focus is on non-fiction, however, every now and then I will relax with a good story, but have not done so in a while.  This past couple of weeks I have been reading a book entitled "Taking Sides : Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Religion", edited by Daniel K Judd.  Basically, there are a series of Yes and No questions, with two essays regarding each question, one explaining why the answer is Yes, and another explaining why it is No.  In Read more [...]

As in the Days of Noah

"For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man."  Mat 24:37 I came across this quote by John Stott, who was an English Christian leader and Anglican cleric noted as a leader of the worldwide Evangelical movement. "Much that we take for granted in a civilized society is based upon the assumption of human sin. Nearly all legislation has grown up because human beings cannot be trusted to settle their own disputes with justice and without self-interest. A promise is not Read more [...]