Showing posts from April, 2009

Something Fishy

The Ichthys (also known as the "Jesus fish") is a widely recognized symbol initially used by the early Christians as a secret way of expressing their faith. Nowadays, this symbol is used openly not only by believers but for unbelievers who have perverted it to promote their ungodly beliefs. Atheists have put "Darwin" fishes with legs on the back of their cars. In response, some Christians display a "Truth" fish eating the Darwin fish with the caption, “Survival of the Fittest.” This afternoon while I was working on my laptop computer at Panera Bread, a young woman sat at the table next to me with a “rainbow fish” bumper sticker pasted on her laptop. When I asked her what that meant, she said that it endorsed a belief in both gay rights and Christianity. I asked her if she ever read the entire Bible. When she replied that she had not done so, I told her that I was a minister and pointed out that homosexuality and Christianity cannot be compatible. After re

God Bless the Real Miss USA

Former NFL quarterback Steve Bartkowski once said, “If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything." In this day of political correctness, Christians are experiencing greater persecution when taking a stand against ungodliness. Last Sunday during the Miss USA pageant, Miss California Carrie Prejean became one of the five finalists. During the question-and-answer session, Carrie was asked by television personality Perez Hilton (an outspoken homosexual), “Vermont recently became the fourth state to legalize same-sex marriage. Do you think every state should follow suit? Why or why not?”  Carrie (who is currently attending a Christian college) replied, “Well I think it’s great that Americans are able to choose one way or the other. We live in a land where you can choose same-sex marriage or opposite marriage. You know what, in my country, in my family, I do believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman, no offense to anybody out there. But that’s how I