Tag Archives: CS Lewis

One more point of light

President George H.W. Bush made famous the phrase “A Thousand Points of Light” in his 1988 RNC presidential acceptance speech.  It had been used in various ways by authors going back 50 years before that. Every time the church, and … Continue reading

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Just and unjust

The idea that the world is so cruel is what caused CS Lewis to not believe in God .  He could not believe in a God who would let the world go on as it does.  Where was God in … Continue reading

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Why, why, why…

The conclusion I dread is not, “So there’s no God after all,” but “So this is what God is really like. Deceive yourself no longer.” Continue reading

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When it looks like evil’s winning

Evil – you are not winning and you do not win. Do not mistake your small victories for winning the war. Continue reading

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Feeling out of place

We spend our whole lives trying to fit into a world that has no good will for us, nor a good ending for us. Continue reading

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Jesus (and his followers) change the status quo

Any time there is a pastoral change, no matter how good or how bad things went at the church, there are always some people who are sad to see the pastor leave and others who are happy to see the … Continue reading

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I didn’t ask for enough, in Jesus’ Name…

We are… fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased. Continue reading

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