Truth

  “Quid est veritas?” said Pilate to Jesus. What is truth?  Is there such a thing as absolute truth? Many people, especially those of a progressive bent, deny that there is such a thing as objective truth and say that truth is a matter of perspective.  They insist that all truth claims should be recognized […]

In the Beginning

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” These are the first words in the Bible, and it is the bedrock of Judeo-Christian faith. For Christians, the first chapter of the Gospel of John stands along with Genesis 1:1. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in […]

Au Revoir, My Friend

On February 7th I attended a memorial service for a recently deceased friend.  It was a beautiful service, filled with Biblical scriptures, uplifting music, and loving tributes from my friend’s children. The message from the scriptures and from the pastor’s homily emphasized the promise of eternal life.  Jesus said, “In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; […]