Dangerous Allegiance

"It seems like an easy question. What Christian wouldn't want to give their allegiance to the kingdom of heaven? But, remember, allegiance to the kingdom of heaven can get you killed; it happened to John, it happened to the martyrs, it happened to Jesus Christ himself. If pledging our allegiance to the kingdom of heaven was as easy as pledging our allegiance to a piece of cloth, more people would do so, and gladly at that."

“Rejecting” Jesus

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-peoria-bishop-politicians-who-support-abortion-rights-reject-jesus-20121031,0,1711108.story “Today, Catholic politicians, bureaucrats, and their electoral supporters who callously enable the destruction of innocent human life in the womb also thereby reject Jesus as their Lord,” Jenky added. “They are objectively guilty of grave sin.” “Again, I am not telling you which party or which candidates to vote for or against,” he said. … Continue reading “Rejecting” Jesus

Violence and the Christian

This afternoon, I pulled up Chicago Tribune: Breaking News, and browsed through the stories. I don't know why I still do this. Most of the time, I'm looking to see if anything has happened in my home neighborhood of Hegewisch, on the Far South Side. What I see every day is tragedy. So many of the stories … Continue reading Violence and the Christian