What happened to your faith in God?

Rev. Burt Schwab

What happened to your faith in God? That is the question I recently posed to a young woman who has been part of my family life since she was a toddler. I love my young friend as one of my own children. Sadly this beautiful young woman has decided to live life as a man. With complete conviction in her answers, she believes there is nothing wrong with her life choices. What troubles me the most is this is a person who grew up in the church and has had substantial exposure to scripture. For this young lady church life was focused on entertaining the youth but at home she was under legalistic authority. The contrast was enough to confuse anyone.

Most likely some will say I am being judgmental about my friends choices. I am judging the fruit of her life. This is not a person who is not a Christian rather…

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Jesus Speaks – Christmas Day One Hundred Eighty and Two

Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: but I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also. And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain. Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.” Matthew 5:38-42 (KJV)

What do I want for Christmas?

I want the heart and mind of Jesus Christ always in me, so that I might be forgiving, compassionate, and caring even toward those who would do me harm; I want the enemies of our nation (which is radical Muslim; within our nation, or outside it; who seek to destroy Israel and the U. S. of A.) to find life, peace, and forgiveness through the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ.