bill wald

About Me: 

Was a dispensationalist but got "reformed" by reading "The Instituties."

Retired 

Interests: 

arguing. <G>

 

  • How about the American "value" of "calling a spade, a spade?"  No pun intended. 

  • Even "birds of a feather flock together." Isn't that how God made us? Far as I know, there was only one race and one common language until God invented these problems for us during the "Tower...

  • As your list cynic . . . can't remember back that far. 

  • The CRC does not teach that God can regenerate anyone he chooses? Or refuses to regenerate all  those who work hard at loving God and being a good neighbor? IF god can regenerate only "believing...

  • There is no official legislative definition of "religion" in the US. An organizations applies to the IRS for tax exempt status and it is granted or rejected.  Apparently a "church" is not required...

  • Didn't St Paul write, "Don't bleed before you are cut?" 

  • Thanks for the reply. Theologically agree but pragmatically taking human nature and social contract into consideration, street corner preaching, for example, is no longer useful. As a cynic, CRC...

  • Two or three observations:

    First, Maslow's Hierarchy. For most humans, basic food and shelter comes before religion. If one's kids are hungry . . . .

    Second, the first center  of...

  • Christians have been "believing in" hope for 2,000 years, Jews for 6000 years.

    I hope that young people (under 30) can learn to live with this world as they find it. It isn't the world I...

    posted on: I Choose Hope!
  • Then you agree that this century's "music" is more jungle chant than melodic? Elementary school level children's song without proper written music? More appropriate for prime time TV than worship...