And a new chapter begins …

I’ve spent many years wandering in the wilderness of liberal Protestantism and bureaucratic Catholicism. In both, I’ve seen that programs and policies and intellectual rationalizations too often obscure plain Biblical teaching and Christian faith. God didn’t part the Red Sea, so many folks say, he just helped a handful of fugitives muddle through a marsh.…

God’s Timing … and Man’s

Bishop Edward Braxton has told a 20-year-old woman she could not be confirmed. She must go to 10 hours of classes and complete some more requirements. He informed her of this immediately before the confirmation liturgy. Catholics point to Acts 8 as Scriptural proof for this sacrament. But did the apostles demand classes and preparation…