Category Archives: Religion

Ash Wednesday is tomorrow


Don’t forget to figure out what you are doing for Lent this year (e.g., giving up doing/eating something; doing some extra praying or Christian reading; donating more time/talent/treasure to someone less fortunate; etc.). Also, please pray today for all those … Continue reading

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Response to complaint about “Converts’ Zeal”


This comment to "Converts’ zeal" was posted at 11:34AM EDT:  I will apologize right upfront if I sound at all judgmental (the cardinal sin of the secular world), but I feel the need to point something out. First, my credentials: 33-yr-old … Continue reading

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Why should we flee Lent, Good Friday, and Easter?


I waited a week after posting the comment below to see if it would actually be approved/posted on the site, Blast of the Shofar, but I guess it was not found acceptable, so I have decided to reproduce it here.  … Continue reading

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Thursday 13: Married Priests?


In the vein of a blogging trend that I just noticed, I will now post my first "Thursday Thirteen" list, called:   "13 reasons the Catholic Church should not have married priests" The best evidence I have comes from some priests … Continue reading

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Stripper turns to Christ


The AP newswire has an insprirational article called "Former Stripper Not Typical Evangelical".   Although her techniques may not be among the most common techniques for evangelization (e.g., her website includes "glamour photos" and plays up her sex appeal when … Continue reading

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America’s Jesus (pt 2/2)


To bring you up to speed, I was commenting on a USA Today opinion article by Rob Borsellino titled, "What has happened to America’s Jesus?"  My comments ran too long, so I had to make this a 2-parter.  Sorry…  (Again, … Continue reading

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America’s Jesus (pt 1/2)


There was a recent USA Today opinion article by Rob Borsellino titled, "What has happened to America’s Jesus?"  There is a lot in this short article that needs to be addressed, both regarding the misconceptions and inaccurate generalizations in the … Continue reading

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