December 8, 2019
"Enemy-occupied territory---that is what this world is. Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us to take part in a great campaign of sabotage."
- C.S. Lewis
Is the season of Advent just a cozy, sentimental period before Christmas? Or is it a time of spiritual revolution?
December 1, 2019
If knowledge about God is the most important knowledge that we could have, and God is loving, why are there many people for whom God is silent or absent, even though they are not resistant toward him?
November 17, 2019
We are at our human best when we give and forgive. But we live in a world in which it makes little sense to do either one.
November 10, 2019
“Among the rich you will never find a really generous man even by accident. They may give their money away, but they will never give themselves away; they are egotistic, secretive, dry as old bones. To be smart enough to get all that money you must be dull enough to want it.”― G.K. Chesterton
November 3, 2019
We have all been under the grip of wrath and the history of the world is filled with the effects of this sin. This talk delves into this prominent problem which is part of our daily lives.
October 27, 2019
“Lust is the craving for salt of a man who is dying of thirst.” - Frederick Buechner
The Christian view of sex is profoundly unpopular, yet surprisingly profound.
In this talk we move beyond the clichés of this deadly sin.
October 20, 2019
"I fear not the uncleanness of meat, but the uncleanness of desire" - Augustine
Some for food for thought.
The talk digs into this weighty issue.
October 13, 2019
The sin that takes no effort.
October 6, 2019
Based on Dante’s writings, the seven deadly sins - pride, envy, anger, sloth, gluttony, greed, and lust are all presented as patterns of dysfunction within us that lead to unhappiness.
We can however counteract these sinful patterns with 'seven lively virtues'. The seven lively virtues offer antidotes to each sin and help set us on the right path to healing and happiness.