The usefulness of doctrine

Perhaps doctrine is a necessary evil to give us a rational foundation on which to rest our hearts. It is our hearts, after all, that turn towards God or away from him. In other words, if my mind is somewhat at rest in some sort of incomplete projection of who I think God is, it’s […]

The uselessness of doctrine

Perhaps I’m just a rebellious jerk, but I don’t like being told what to do, what to think, or what to believe. Details of denominational distinction disgust me. My gut tells me a simple truth, and I find the heaping upon of doctrine irrelevant to my relationship with God. I seem to have three types […]

Did you really think Obama was the answer?

Barack Obama is a human being just like you and me. Hope and change, abstractions, look so good on campaign buttons. Abstractions have a way of staying abstract. Did you fall for it? You’ll be wiser next time. You’ll see the promises for what they are. You’ll laugh and shake your head as you punch […]