Much of my adult life I was a typical fallen away Catholic. I respected the Church because I grew up in it, but I found the teachings and the methods of the Church too boring and outdated for me to take seriously. About 3 years ago I seriously took the time to investigate the claims … More Why do Catholics go through the motions?
The typical concept people have of Jesus is that an enlighten drifter who rejected authority and instead promoted peace. Most people tend to think that Jesus didn’t like authority and that he came to take down the authority of traditional religion. After all look how Jesus treated the Jewish authority of the day – the … More What irked Jesus the most?
Miracles would be nice, but really – are they possible? One of the biggest stumbling blocks in Christianity for most people is the belief in miracles. After all, Thomas Jefferson famously took scissors and cut out the miracle verses in his Bible because he found them too hard to believe. The miracle stories in the … More How miracles are possible
When I was a kid I always used to like watching that cheesy yet insightful movie The Princess Bride. It’s known as one of those films that have innovative and unique lines that make it a common “movie quote” film. One of those famous lines is when Vizzini keeps repeating the word “inconceivable” throughout … More What’s so wrong about being judgmental?