The 500 Year Christian Divorce Party

Divorce PartyOctober 31, 2017 is the 500 year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, or as some call it, revolution. Among many changes to Christianity, the would be ‘reformers’ proposed that¬†is a new theological doctrine; that the Christian Scriptures are the sole infallible rule of faith and practice. In other words, modern protestant christians, and the reformers from 500 years ago, claim that the Holy Scripture has authority in all matters above anything any preacher says, above what any ancient church council said, or above any teaching of the Catholic Church.

I was raised a protestant (mostly pentecostal) christian, and believed that for years until….

As a young ‘would-be’ youth minister, I began working with troubled youth, most of them from broken, dysfunctional families. In working with these youth, even an amateur could quickly figure out that our society would be much better off with family units kept together, without divorce, in other words, ¬†mommies and daddies staying married. Continue reading “The 500 Year Christian Divorce Party”

Killing the Gospel of Christ and the Assemblies of God On Abortion

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As a recent recipient of the Sacraments of Initiation of the Catholic Church and a former Assembly of God minister, I want to share how the Assembly of God position paper on abortion was part of my journey home to the Catholic Church. Growing up as a pentecostal (protestant) Christian, I had a distinct awareness that as Christians, we were pro-life and anti-abortion. Growing up during the market-driven, church growth fanaticism of the 80’s and 90’s I would often hear differing views regarding the controversial topic of abortion, as many would claim that in cases of incest, rape, possible death of the mother, or other circumstances the life of the baby could be terminated Continue reading “Killing the Gospel of Christ and the Assemblies of God On Abortion”