A Buddhist Chaplain

They were talking about Buddhist chaplains when I did my Chaplain Officer Basic Course back in 1986 and 1990. The Army finally has one on active duty: CH (CPT) Somya Malasri. CH Thomas Dyer has served in the National Guard since 2009.

Key Points in Adventist Eschatology

I have a sermon or article that’s been stewing on the back burner for some time. In this post, I want to jot down some points that I want to elaborate on at another time. 1. Adventists look forward to the second coming of Jesus as “the Blessed Hope.” It isn’t something to fear, it…

Catholic Liturgy in the News

The Vatican’s Ecclesia Dei Commission has issued in instruction, “Universae Ecclesiae,” on the use of the “extraordinary form” of the liturgy (i.e., the mass that was common before Vatican 2, aka the Tridentine mass, aka the “old Latin mass,” aka the Missal of 1962). See Fr. John Z’s links and commentary. Let me sketch the…