How to Be Religious

Being religious isn’t usually thought of as a good thing. In fact, for many people the word “religion” is a negative term. You will even hear Christians who say, “I am not religious. I have a relationship.” And, some will go so far as to say, “Jesus hates religion.” Which,...

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#WorstYearEver

As we approach the end of another year, one trending topic on Twitter has been #WorstYearEver. No doubt, a good many people have reasons to think that 2016 was a particularly disagreeable year. But the aforementioned hashtag has little to do with difficult economies, incessant terrorist attacks, the Zika virus,...

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What You Can’t Do on Sunday

If I had titled this article “What You Can Do On Sunday” I suppose there would not be a single Pharisee interested in the article. Pharisees were interested in how impressive they could be in their pursuit of the letter of the law. They were in show business: “See how incredibly self-denying...

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