Posts Tagged ‘Catholicism’
What “being born again” means to a Catholic
The war of the religions
Four religions wage war for supremacy of western civilization.
Each uses remarkably different tactics to gain converts and exert their control over society.
What is a religion? A religion is a system of beliefs and practices which embrace some sort of faith component. The four competing religions are…Read More
Why do Catholics pray to Mary?
I never realized the centrality of scripture to Catholicism until I became Catholic. Even then, it took me a long time to discover the richness of Mary, Mother of God, in the lives of Catholics, and the biblical underpinnings of Marian devotion.Read More
How Islam affects everyday life
Yesterday, I stood in a long line in Las Vegas waiting to get through security. You know the routine. Take off your coat. Take off your shoes. Take off your belt. You’d better not have any aerosols in your carry-on or 3.5 ounce bottles of shampoo. Take your lap top out of your brief case. Go through an x-ray machine. Get groped by a stranger. All of this happens to millions of people every day because of Islam, the “religion of peace.”Read More
The 20th century’s “John the Baptist” comes to Des Moines
James Engstrom was born dead. For 61 minutes, he had no pulse. Suddenly, his heart started. Why? Was it because of what his parents did that new life was breathed into James tiny heart? They pursued an intentional course of action that may have saved his life …Read More
Republicans spring to Catholics’ defense
By Tom Quiner President Obama has declared war on Catholics and all people of faith. What else can you call his actions but war? He tried to tell churches who they could and couldn’t hire. His overreach resulted in a lawsuit, Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical School v EEOC, that went all the way to the Supreme Court.…Read More