Protestant/Other Christians

More Devout – Protestant Europe vs. Catholic Europe?

April 25, 2011

Here is a video I made today in the rain. I am ever impressed with Rome and her 910 churches. Europe has serious problems, but there is a bright light still shining. Enjoy this 3 minute video and be proud! UPDATE TUESDAY: Maybe the full chapel was an anomaly yesterday. We went back for Mass […]

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Bill Boards, and mailers, and websites, oh my!!

April 13, 2011

Posted by Jesse Ray: I put on my emergency flashers when I saw it on I-275. I had to pull over for a quick picture because I had never before seen a church advertise like it was a casino. Northridge+Easter=”Winning!” Next, a similar looking mailer came in the mail saying, “Easter comes once a year…<yawn>” […]

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The Rapture is Coming! Don’t Get Left Behind!

March 13, 2011

Pack your bags — opps, that’s a waste of time ‘cuz you can’t take anything with you. Hum, well, OK, then get right with God quick — wait, you should do that anyway. No, I didn’t mean that literally — don’t WAIT! Do it! Just get ready — the Rapture is coming May 11, 2011 […]

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Evangelicals with Statues?

March 9, 2011

Today I took off running through a commercial area behind the hotel. I discovered a nice jogging trail through the woods so I swung onto the trail and headed through the trees. Soon I came into the open to see a beautiful lake. A sign caught my eye. It had an arrow pointing to “Baptismal […]

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Evangelicals Dropping Out

February 13, 2011

A friend named Lenny wrote: I find this article interesting because what has filled many Evangelical Churches are people  who were previously Catholic.   And when I have run into these people they would tell me  they “used to be Catholic” and would want to tell me their story. The number of people attending church services […]

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The Gospel According to Reformer John Calvin

February 6, 2011

Heres the real Calvinist translation of John 3:16 For God so loved the elect, that He gave His only Son, that whomsoever He had chosen to not perish but have eternal life should believe in Him. For God sent His Son to condemn the world, and to save the elect.”

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Individually Sealed Communion Kit

January 12, 2011

Isn’t it great to be Protestant? (chuckle)  You can now take Communion safely with these nice prepackaged crackers and grapejuice. Just pull off the hermetically sealed top and “commune.” Yum! I am so glad to be a Catholic!!  (click in image for larger image)

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Anglican Bishop Says Good-bye to 75 Parishes …

November 29, 2010

… as he says Hello to Rome. Here is Bishop Burnham’s “Farewell Sermon.” For the whole story and text of the sermon, click here. One has to respect the sacrifice and integrity of such a man! We welcome him and pray for God’s blessing. On our last pilgrimage-cruise, Fr Stephen Gideon told us his agonizing […]

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Priestesses? Why Only Boys Can be Daddies!

November 21, 2010

This is an excellent audio talk by Peter Kreeft on why the Catholic Church has a male-only priesthood. Why Only Boys Can Be Daddies It was only a month ago we were in Israel and a group of Anglican priests and priestesses stayed in the same hotel. Some of the men wore pinkish-purple shirts with […]

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Protestants Changing Views on Mary

November 10, 2010

Since we are having Mass at Mary’s House today in Ephesus, I thought I would share this article. When I was an Evangelical I never recall hearing a sermon on Mary. To do so would put the pastor in danger of becoming a bit “Catholic.” But, I hope those days are changing. Here is an […]

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“Christian” School Textbooks

October 13, 2010

There are many Catholics who send their kids to “Christian” (READ: Protestant) schools. This is of course their right, but not all of them know what their children are being taught. Here are a few pages from a textbook we used for our kids before we became Catholic. This is typical of “Christian” school textbooks. […]

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Which Church in Shelby?

September 18, 2010

Check out my running trip on @EveryTrail: 2010-09-18 Which Church in Shelby NC? http://bit.ly/9Heohl

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World Will End Next Year

September 2, 2010

You might want to mark this date on your calendar http://www.familyradio.com/portal-en.htm/ just so you don’t schedule any important events after the end of the world has come :-) Seriously, it’s always amazing that there are people gullible enough to follow such nut cases in the wake of innumerable false predictions over the last 2,000 years. […]

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Protestant Sexual Abuse

May 27, 2010

The media would like us to think that sexual abuse in churches is a Catholic problem. It is not. The Catholic Church has had its problems over the last few decades with much of it being exposed in the last few years. But the problem is not a Catholic problem — in fact it is […]

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Why are some ex-Catholics so hateful?

May 24, 2010

I was asked recently why some ex-Catholics and anti-Catholics are so hateful and mean — why they display such fierce opposition to the Church. Of course, not all ex-Catholics are that way, but a good number are. When I was an anti-Catholic I did not consider Catholics to be Christians. They were heretics. I thought […]

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Weigle Pounds Kung

April 21, 2010

Weigel rips Küng for attack on Pope Benedict George Weigel takes Hans Küng to task for his vituperative personal attack on Pope Benedict XVI, calling it “mean-spirited condemnation of an old friend.” Weigel notes that Küng “single-handedly invented a new global personality-type– the dissident theologian as international media star.” However, he argues, the dissident’s timing […]

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