Witnessing Marvels

It was a way of remembering our baptism – that we would dip our finger into a font of water – “holy water” –…

More Popular Than Jesus

It’s just over 51 years ago (March 4, 1966) that John Lennon made the observation, based on the attendance at church in England and…

Burning Palms on Mardi Gras

“Blow the trumpet; return to the Lord with all your heart, with fasting and weeping …” And, I might add, with the burning of last…

A Program, Not a Magic Trick

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if religion magically made all your problems disappear? That’s what some people think it is! And when it doesn’t work…