Pope Francis: When It Comes To The Truth Of The Gospel One Cannot Negotiate

“With the truth of the Gospel, one cannot negotiate. Either you receive the Gospel as it is, as it was announced, or you receive any other thing. But you cannot negotiate with the Gospel. One cannot compromise. Faith in Jesus is not a bargaining chip: it is salvation, it is encounter, it is redemption. It … Continue reading Pope Francis: When It Comes To The Truth Of The Gospel One Cannot Negotiate

What Is Truth? The Golden Mouth Chrysostom Explains

I first developed an interest in John around 2011 when I baptized my first born into the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. I was introduced to his liturgy mostly which is 2 hours long. As the years progressed his works became an obsession of mine. In a way, abandoned by the local Church and unable to … Continue reading What Is Truth? The Golden Mouth Chrysostom Explains

If The Prophets And Visionaries Could Tell You What It’s Like Convincing Others Of The Truth

When you experience a conversion and if it's a spectacular one with a story that stumps even the religious your life is changed forever. I take the movie Oblivion here to set a good example. There is this scene in the movie where Jack suddenly discovers the world is in control by something evil. Him … Continue reading If The Prophets And Visionaries Could Tell You What It’s Like Convincing Others Of The Truth

You’ve Heard About Deception, But What About Holy Deception?

Image by Sarah Richter from Pixabay For a few days I've had this problem. I don't exactly want to reveal the entire truth to someone only because I know being straight with them may cause them to make unfair assumptions. It could jeopardize what I see as the righteous path ahead for them and for … Continue reading You’ve Heard About Deception, But What About Holy Deception?