Little thought: am I too boring? It seems like I can’t keep a conversation alive with anybody – even my purported best friend – for more than 5 minutes. I invest my love in people, and they don’t even care. What’s wrong with me?

– KF –

It’s People Like You…

It’s no secret that I am a Christ-follower. I believe all the essentials of the faith – that Jesus Christ is the Son of God who came to earth and died for our sins, rising on the third day. I wish I could say correctly that Christians are a united group, all espousing the exact same tenets and presenting the world a cohesive face. Sadly, I cannot make any such claim. Frankly, I can’t count how many different offshoots of Christianity have sprung up in the 2,000 years since Christ lived here. I did a quick web search and came up with a few sites: Episcopal, Baptist, Christian and Missionary Alliance (especially close to my heart), Pentecostal, numerous nondenominational, and of course a page about the Catholic Church. The site that I really found interesting, however, was one that Mom sent me in an email this morning: maintained by the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas, it maintains a special page on why Jesus Christ Superstar is blasphemous. The site makes such claims as – to paraphrase – the idea of seeing Jesus’s life through Judas’s eyes is just like seeing Jesus’s life through the “eyes of the devil himself.” They claim Judas was an anti-Christ and possibly the Anti-Christ. They state that Jesus Christ Superstar is “rotten to the core,” that the writers thereof were not Christians and therefore did not properly (respectfully) present the Gospel, and the list goes on. Continue Reading >>