Looking at Lutheranism


Lutherans are the oldest, and one of the largest, denominations of Protestants.  They are named for their founder, the ex-Catholic priest, Martin Luther.  While Luther would have preferred his movement to be called “evangelical,” the Roman Church called his followers “Lutherans” and the name stuck.  In Luther’s zeal to reform … Continue reading

End of Life Care


When speaking about morality or ethics, we now and then hear the phrase “the slippery slope.”  Practically speaking, for example, we entered the slippery slope when we allowed divorce for the sad case of domestic violence, but then, within a generation, we find that half of us are divorced because … Continue reading