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”

Parents dragged to hell by their children

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Pulling, yanking, screaming, kicking and carrying on. A child finally throws himself on the ground, refusing to go the direction the mother intends to go.

We’ve all seen this scene; in the mall or grocery stores. And then, like a closing scene from a terribly disappointing movie, the mother gives in to the child’s demands.

Many parents have lived their life with a desire to go to Heaven, and have made decisions that they were taught, would please God and be worthy of the Lord Jesus Christ. And when sin was found in their life, they were taught to repent, turn from their sinful ways, and make it right by living for God afresh. They were taught there is Mercy and Pardon for those who are truly repentant, and desiring a Holy walk.

Then their children came along. And their children wanted MTV, their children wanted video game consuls. Their children wanted girlfriends and boyfriends at very young ages. Their children wanted to ‘experiment’ with drugs and alcohol. Their children were allowed to choose their own religion, yet guilt-tripped whenever they Continue reading “Parents dragged to hell by their children”