Category Archives: Perspectives of God

Michele Bachmann Thinks God is Punishing America!?

Michele Bachmann Thinks God is Punishing America!? In case you missed it this is a tea bag! Michele Bachmann has placed herself squarely alongside that other Tea Party front runner for the Republican Presidential nomination Rick Perry with her latest … Continue reading

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ATHEISM VERSUS CHRISTIANITY The Non-meeting of Minds

Upton Sinclair is credited with the following observation “It is difficult to get a man (sic) to understand something, when his salary [or reputation or even salvation?] depends upon his not understanding it!” At high school I was introduced to … Continue reading

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THE TRINITY – AN IDEA UNDER CONSTRUCTION – NOW NEEDING REVISION?

When we consider the emerging ideas about God we find in the pages of the Bible one puzzle is why the notion of a Trinity was so late in its formation. It is true that the Trinity was hinted at by … Continue reading

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The Commercial Miracle of Lourdes

On a recent holiday to the South of France, on our way back from the Atlantic Coast near Spain, we called in at Lourdes. Although I had heard stories about pilgrims coming to take the miraculous waters with their much … Continue reading

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IS BISHOP TUTU PRODDING ANOTHER HORNET’S NEST?

The following is an excerpt from Bishop Desmond Tutu’s new book God is not a Christian: And Other Provocations, and this series of quotes and paraphrasing was originally presented as part of a talk given in Birmingham in 1989. As … Continue reading

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The Need for Church Authority?

Why are large churches needed when Jesus showed no interest in such structures? Jesus not only did not invite people to join a large church organisation, he specifically taught that in the small scale movements eg the mustard seed, two … Continue reading

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SAINT SATURNIS: CALLED TO MARTYRDOM OR THE LIFE OF A HAPPY VEGETABLE?

Is prayer all that is required of us? Holidays in exotic places leave some unexpected memories. This week my wife and I are visiting my oldest son’s family in Toulouse, in the South of France. This morning we did a … Continue reading

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