Things have Been Worse

In 1968 the country was polarized by race and politics. Martin Luther King was murdered. Robert Kennedy, tghe leading candidate for the Democric nomination for president was murdered. Riots broke out in many ciies. There were rios at the Democratic Convention in Chicago. But at least we didn’t have a paresident who seems to be fomenting divisio.

The Central Poblem of Life

According to Buddhism it is suffering. According to Christianity it is sin. Suffering is the result of selfish desires. Sin is the result of alienation from God. Selfish desire is cured by erasing the false ego. Sin is cured bybelief in Christ, humility, prayer, fasting and alomsgiving.

New Links

The other sites page now contains links to the GoTouches Twitter and LinkedIn accounts.

The greatest danger to liberty

The greatest danger to liberty is whoever happens to be in power at the moment. This is true of groups, including political parties, as well as individuals. power goes to people’s heads and they overstep boundaries. Some groups are denying freedom of conxcience, but this freedom is the gasis of all others.

Calling All Atheists

This is your opportunity to contribute to the dialogue between atheism and religion. Dialogue requires respecting the dignity and freedom of conscience of others. Please express your beliefs and try to explain them.

Expansion of the Golden Rule

Love your neighbor as though s/he were yourself.
Give your neighbor the same consideration you would want from her/him.
Pray for your neighbor as for yourself.

Wager on amerciful God

Pascal made a wager on the Christian God. The objection has been made that people in other religions could wager on their own God. But if we wager on a merciful God we are all safe.

About this ministry.

The purpose of this website is to encourage everyone to live a life of peace, love and service. You don’t have to be religious, but you will see that I am. I’ve had friends who are atheists and also LGBT.