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Activate your warranty

Monday, August 21st, 2017

My car, probably like yours, came with an owner’s manual, including a warranty on the first page. But frustratingly, the book does not answer a lot of obvious questions. Nor does the warranty cover everything. And it expired years ago anyway.

For my life, on the other hand, for the person I am, there is a manual that does have all the answers. The God who made me and owns me has spelled out complete “user instructions” in his written Word, the Bible.
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Fellowship sets 2nd annual conference 7/31 in St. Louis

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Who is the Son of God and why does it matter to you and me? That’s the theme for the second annual conference of onetime followers of Mrs. Eddy who now follow Jesus Christ, coming up July 31 – August 1 in St. Louis, MO. (more…)

Mrs. Eddy’s Children, 100 Years On

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

As a newer follower of Jesus, I struggled with seeing objectively into my own mental landscape and life experience as Christian Science had shaped them. I felt the need to do this for two reasons. Stepping away from long-familiar thought patterns (more…)

Closer to Calvary?

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Sizing Up the Next Generation Fellowship

Lifting up “Jesus Christ, and him crucified,” in the words of I Corinthians 2:2, is unusual for Christian Scientists. But there is a new group in St. Louis who talk more like followers of the cross than Mrs. Eddy’s devotees usually do. What are we to make of them? (more…)

Don’t miss Easter’s real meaning

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

For me on this holy weekend, the contrast couldn’t be more stark between our Catholic parish’s moving Easter Vigil liturgy and what I remember of Easter as a Christian Scientist. Jesus Christ, the Word made flesh, suffered on the cross and rose from the dead to redeem us (more…)

A century without the Savior?

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

How can there not be one word about Jesus in a newspaper story marking 100 years of worship services for a Denver-area church of Christ, Scientist, an article hundreds of words long and written by a well-established Christian Science practitioner? (more…)

What they’re missing is the Bible

Saturday, September 8th, 2007

Rocky Mountain News religion writer Jean Torkelson has been a friend of mine for years. She’s quietly devout in her Catholic faith (more…)