“No, I don’t think I will kiss you, although you need kissing, badly. That’s what’s wrong with you. You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.” These are the famous words quipped to Scarlet, by the character Rhett Butler in the 1939 film adaptation of Gone with the Wind. Perhaps beginning […]

Why is it so hard to share our faith?  A short video by outside da box.

Recently the Barna Group conducted a survey of attitudes about the Bible: The State of the Bible: 6 Trends for 2014.  The research from this survey shows that “skepticism toward the Bible continues to rise.”  Skepticism is obviously going to have a negative impact on belief and practice.  They note that “Bible skepticism is tied with […]

I saw this video from LifeTeen recently. . .it makes a point what do you think?

Bono (from the band U2): “That is the defining question of what Christianity is about… Either he is the Son of God… or he was nuts.” Many people today want to say that Jesus was just a good man but if a “good man” claims to be the Son of God and he is not […]

Based on Pope Francis’ latest remarks (VIS):24-03-2014 – Year XXII – Num. 55 I wonder what the role of ‘Pastoral Councils’ could be in relation to the New Evangelizaton? My parish has started a “Welcome Home” committee that is planning evangelization activities for the parish. Interestingly some of the active members of the committee are […]

Recently we heard the news that a new manuscript of the Gospel of Mark has been discovered that may well be dated in the first century!  One of my former professors, Dr. Craig A. Evans notes; If authenticity and early date are confirmed, this fragment of the Gospel of Mark could be very significant and show how well […]