July 1 Today's Prayer
July 01, 2011
Friday, July 1
Lord, thank You for strong and loyal neighbors. May they have many joys this day. Amen.
Create your own religion: Somebody is having fun
July 01, 2011
OK, somebody — lots of somebodies — are having fun with the Huffington Post’s “Create Your Own Religion” competition.
Before anyone gets bent out of shape by this, do know that the contest is being featured on HuffPost Comedy, which means it is satirical, you know, meant to be funny. ... Read More
June 29 Something to Think About
June 29, 2011
Every now and then, I get an e-mail or tweet about religion and spirituality that causes me to stop and think about a particular issue.
From now on, I’ll try to pass some of these on to others through this blog.
Today’s “something to think about” comes in the form of an article published in the June 2011... Read More
Pope makes tweet history
June 29, 2011
Now may be a good time to follow Pope Benedict XVI – on Twitter.
The pontiff (pictured here in an AP photo) made tweet history this week by writing his first tweet on an iPad and joining the world of ever-popular world of Twitter: “Dear Friends, I just launched News.va. Praised be... Read More
Camping to leave radio show
June 24, 2011
Charisma magazine’s online component, Charisma News Online, is reporting that Harold Camping (pictured) is leaving his radio show, a weekday segment called Open Forum.
Camping is the founder of California-based Family Radio who made headlines worldwide when he infamously predicted — falsely — that Jesus... Read More
Spotline shining on new SBC VP
June 22, 2011
The first black vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention was recently interviewed by Time magazine.
The Rev. Fred Luter Jr.’s election to the convention’s VP post made headlines last week and lots of people are talking about him and wanting to talk to him.
Look for a story about Luter(pictured... Read More
Vatican tour program finds use for technology
June 21, 2011
What do you get when you mix your typical Vatican tour guide with technology?
An iPod Vatican tour program being unveiled this week.
The Associated Press is reporting that the Holy See’s pilgrim agency is offering visitors to the Vatican museums an iPod which has a Vatican tour application designed... Read More
June 20, 2011
There were a couple of things brewing in the religious world over the weekend, namely the controversy that was caused when NBC omitted the words “under God” from its opening telecast for the U.S. Open Championship.
In a pre-taped segment, which I watched via an online clip, children are shown... Read More
Saying goodbye to Clara
June 17, 2011
I will be covering the funeral services for beloved civil rights leader and longtime educator Clara Luper (pictured) today at the Cox Convention Center.
I may tweet some of my observances for those who are interested in the service but cannot attend.
Luper’s legacy lives on in me and many, many others.... Read More