Category: Spiritual Practice

About PublicChristian

This blog was an active Christian Democrat site for a few years in the mid-oughts (around 2005). It is coming back to life – after a break largely due to time pressures.  I am still a Christian, but not a registered...

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“Emergent Evangelical” – Can I Be Both?

A friend recently asked what it means that I use “emergent evangelical” as my religious affiliation on FaceBook. So here’s a look at what the phrase means to me. I. “Evangelicals” Today...

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“Faith … a Busy, Active, Powerful Thing” – Luther

Martin Luther apparently liked to write about faith. Do we not have to admit that faith in the ever-active, ever-creative, ever-loving, ever-redeeming God of the Bible would quickly produce some repurcussions of good-will in the...

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Obama’s Perspective on Faith in Christ is Biblical

Here’s Obama on the significance of the Gospel: In an interview with Christianity Today magazine, Obama said this about his decision to accept Christ, What was intellectual and what was emotional joined, and the belief in...

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God – Comfort and Radical Challenger

Here’s a 24-year old (“Jeff G.”) talking about his relationship with God. God, for me, is like someone who’s already up when you’ve come downstairs in the morning and you’re stumbling to get...

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“The Path of Christ …” to the Power of God

The Lamb that was slain is worthy to receive power. The path of Christ, the political commitment to – truth, – servanthood, – proclamation, and – suffering love, is despite appearances, the channel of the...

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Pre-Marital Counseling – We Could Probably All Use Some. [a book review]

Through LibraryThing.com I now and then get review copies of books newly or nearly published, in exchange for writing a review. This is one of those. It’s not very political, to say the least, but it does have a lot to do...

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