0205: No! Good People do not make it to Heaven!

Yes God does use suffering to make us powerful--but not how we think he should

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson says that “Faith Helped My Depression”  He wrote that “You’re not the first to go through it; you’re not going to be the last to go through it. And oftentimes — it happens — you just feel like you’re alone. You feel like it’s only you. You’re in your bubble,” he said. […]

003: The Danger of Consistently Reading the Bible

Podcast 3: Revitalize your quite times or they will kill your spirit

Do your devotions ever become monotonous, dull, repetitive and painful?  You are not alone. Something needs to change otherwise your prayer life and spiritual life in general can become a burden rather than a joy. This podcast addresses this issue. EM Bounds said that  “Prayer is the easiest and hardest of all things. It is the simplest and the most […]

Icons : Worshiping the Dead or venerating those more alive than us?

What is the difference between worship and veneration ?

Kissing the dead, that is what I saw happening when I was in Romania a few years ago with my bride.  We entered a monastery that had the bones of a saint who had been dead over one hundred years. His skull was sticking out of his glass coffin for parishioners to “draw grace from” […]