Category Archives: Easter/Good Friday themes

On God Theories and Free Will

I recently listened to an interview with noted astrophysicist Bernard Haisch, author of the book The God Theory wherein he proposes a new answer to two old questions: why and how did everything come into being? From his background in … Continue reading

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By Grace Efficacious (Or How the Meek Inherit the Earth)

Phyllis Nissila HUMBLE POWER “Every success becomes the force of timid people,” wrote my Chinese student on the topic of self-efficacy, that is, a “person’s estimate or personal judgment of his or her own ability to succeed in reaching a…goal” … Continue reading

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On the Loneliness of The Remnant (Comfort and Encouragement)

Phyllis Nissila A fellow blogger over at closingstages.net has posted two recent, eloquently written commentaries [1] on his feelings over leaving the institutional church, at least the institutional church that has shifted from, these are my words, the Rock of … Continue reading

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Good Friday Justice (Devotional)

Phyllis Nissila Here is a story I heard about two famous evangelists. At the outset of his ministry, evangelist B worked for evangelist A. At one point, evangelist B violated company policy regarding a serious issue; however, evangelist A agonized … Continue reading

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