One of my high school classmates and fellow cub scouts, Greg Syler, is now a pastor. He wrote an excellent article about the new Pope Francis, “Real power, shared authority – Francis and Lumen Gentium.”
Greg brings up interesting insights like:
Part of me wonders if Benedict resigned because he knew that the reforms he dreamed of could only come about from the heart of one who embodied those ideals, one who grew up in that church, one who was younger than he.… Read the rest
Pope Francis rides a bus every day
Anyone who rides the bus is cool.
Anyone who joyfully rides the bus is WAY cool.
Everyone thinks driving a car is a right. Or that it’s a staple. Not Pope Francis. He turns down driving a car.… Read the rest
This is a piece of Scripture that causes much debate, so if you believe I’m in the wrong, please explain why in the comments.
There are some people that say that Hebrews 6:4-6 is not talking about Christians.
For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy Spirit, and have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the age to come, and then have fallen away, to restore them again to repentance, since they are crucifying once again the Son of God to their own harm and holding him up to contempt.… Read the rest