Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

Matters of Faith

Like the pancreas, Christians need to be part of the ‘body’

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Like the pancreas, Christians need to be part of the ‘body’

I enjoy many of the television programs that put the lives of folks in wilderness on display. I appreciate their hardiness, their willingness to endure difficult situations, and to go without conveniences many of us take for granted....

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Divide ourselves, we cheapen who we are

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Divide ourselves, we cheapen who we are

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. He created all of the plants, and every type of creature that swims or crawls through the waters, or flies through the air, or walks on the...

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Putting God ‘upstairs’ separates Him from us and our problems

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Putting God ‘upstairs’ separates Him from us and our problems

Long before I came to be a Christ follower, I remember looking into the night sky and considering my own insignificance. I may not have articulated it in those words, but I certainly remember having a sense...

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Discipleship: to deny self, pick up your cross, and follow Me

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Discipleship: to deny self, pick up your cross, and follow Me

Last week I was visiting my father in a town near Nashville, Tennessee. We were golfing in beastly, humid heat and we had one man join us during our round. When he found out that I lived...

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In times of tragedy, it is compassion — not judgment from Christians — that is needed

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

In times of tragedy, it is compassion — not judgment from Christians — that is needed

As most of you are aware, there was a horrible terrorist shooting in Orlando, Florida. This was clearly the worst mass shooting in the past 100-plus years. Sadly, within hours of the killings, some less-than-wise people, who...

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The answer to lost perfection is found in the grace of Christ

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The answer to lost perfection is found in the grace of Christ

Of all the “isms” that people of faith deal with, the idea of perfectionism is perhaps the most troublesome, especially when linked to faith. When I fail at being perfect, I have not only become a flawed...

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Nearly all of our presidents had religious faith while in office

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Nearly all of our presidents had religious faith while in office

Religion seldom pops up among the daily controversies in this year’s presidential race. I was a youngster when John F. Kennedy sought the nation’s highest executive office in 1960. The fact that he was Catholic played a...

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Like yoga, we must always push ourselves deeper into the pose

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Like yoga, we must always push ourselves deeper into the pose

Corpus Christi ain’t just a town in Texas. Every second Sunday after the completion of the Easter season, Catholics celebrate Corpus Christi — the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. How Catholics understand...

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God’s love is more powerful than hatred that flows from darkness

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

God’s love is more powerful than hatred that flows from darkness

I no longer keep up with the “Top 40 hits,” or however they refer to them today, but years ago love was a big topic of popular songs. The Beatles sang “All you need is love,” Dionne Warwick...

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People I respect most are those who seek truth and knowledge

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

People I respect most are those who seek truth and knowledge

The old schoolground joke goes, “March winds, April showers bring to us May flowers. What do May flowers bring?” “Pilgrims.” Another answer is graduation ceremonies. Oh yes, the season for graduates (and/or their parents) to fork out...

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