Thanks for all the great comments on my previous post, Flirting with Catholicism. You guys brought up some really great points, and @willadair even wrote a post in response to it. This seemed a little long to respond in the comments, so I just turned it into a post. As so many of you were… Continue reading Response to comments on Flirting with Catholicism
I’ve been flirting with the idea of converting to Catholicism. (Converting doesn’t seem like the right word though, since it is still Christianity, just not Protestantism.) The key point holding me back: I want to be a pastor, and the Roman Catholic Church does not allow married men to become priests. (A concept I understand… Continue reading Flirting with Catholicism
I wanted to relate my post on Church Fragmentation to being a Dad, since that is the other subject that is always on my mind. Right now, I’m a big fan of the Catholic Church (Which seems weird considering all the shit they are going through right now). My wife wrote about our experience last… Continue reading Faith and Parenting
10 Now I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in agreement and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same purpose. 11 For it has been reported to me by Chloe’s… Continue reading Struggling with Church Fragmentation
1 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2 So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Lord… Continue reading Happy Easter!
Lately, I’ve been feeling like a intellectual Christian as opposed to a feeling Christian. A head Christian instead of a heart Christian. And this feeling is just reinforced as I study Christianity in school. I hear stories of experiences with God and feel like I’m missing something. I don’t have those experiences. I don’t have… Continue reading Broken Connection
Sacraments are a frequently misunderstood subject to Protestants and Catholics alike. According to the Canon Code of Law 840, sacraments are: …signs and means by which faith is expressed and strengthened, worship is rendered to God and the sanctification of human kind is effected, and they thus contribute in the highest degree to the establishment,… Continue reading An Introduction to the Seven Catholic Sacraments