Religion: How Much of God Do We Want?

Originally posted on SamSword:
I had and epiphany recently. Over the past week, it has freed my mind. I step a little lighter now. Thank goodness for that. Over the years, I have been self-witness to some cold questions that have lingered long in my heart. My observations of the church and the people that…

Perfect Theology: Just How Old is the Universe?

Originally posted on SamSword:
I read an article recently on aish.com about creation and the earth being extremely old that was quite convincing. Normally, I am a skeptic, but this piece was written so well and things that I once never comprehended were made understandable. The author of the work, Dr. Gerald Schroeder, is gifted. This comes…

Lifestyle: Sowing Seeds

Originally posted on SamSword:
? I am taking a brief break from my blog about insights into the Sermon on the Mount. Recently, I heard a very simple, yet effective sermon on sowing seeds. There are many passages in the Bible using seeds as a metaphor to spreading the gospel. These passages cover seeds in…

Religion: Poverty and the Poor

Originally posted on SamSword:
This week I would like to talk about poverty. Poverty is never a desirable subject. It is neither easy to speak about poverty, nor to hear about it. But the type of poverty I want to unfold is different. Is it just me, or does anyone else sense that as the…