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FAITH ROUNDTABLE: Robison

Trick question.There may be as many as 5,000 religions and at least 5,000 correct names for God extant in the world today.And, to make matters more interesting, there is only one God.The good news is … more

FAITH ROUNDTABLE: Chrisman

I will confess when I read the editor’s Roundtable assignment, I was semi-panicked. On the surface, it seemed a difficult theological conundrum and he really had me sweating. After I analyzed it, … more

FAITH ROUNDTABLE: Mark Brown

In response to May’s roundtable question, to believe God is hiding is subjective. It is important to establish we believe the Word of God to be truth therefore according to the Word, God does not … more

FAITH ROUNDTABLE: Wilcoxson

The question Scott Coleman has posed for this Roundtable is a very common one, but it will be easier to handle if we break it down into three assertions:The first: God hides. That may be true of the … more

Angel in disguise

America is on the ride of our lives, and if you are like me, you spend a lot of time trying to understand what this is all about. After living under the leadership of one of the best educated … more

Dealing with Tuesday, the worst day of the week

The worst day of the week for me is Monday. That means that I’m starting a new week and usually I have to start from scratch. All the things around me that annoy me, make me itchy and I have to … more

Turn off and tune out

The average American watches 30 hours of television or recorded programing each week. He or she spends 16 hours of the week dedicated exclusively to social media. Add these numbers to the hours spent … more

Bad Theology is harmful to us all

Bad Theology is harmful to us allBy AIDAN WILCOXSON, HCN Faith ColumnistI’m going to be using some of my Hill Country News columns to explore a topic that has an impact on all of us: Bad … more

The God of more than enough

Your future is greater than your past. You may not think so, you may not feel like it, however, it is! God’s grace is sufficient for what you are going through. What you are facing today — this … more

Blessed are the merciful

Bryan Stevenson is an inspirational figure who founded and leads the “Equal Justice Initiative.” The mission statement of his organization reads: “Ending mass incarceration and excessive … more

Balance is key to your relationship with money

Money Isn’t the Problem – It’s the LOVE of Money

One of man’s bad habits is called “prooftexting.” That means we take a fact or statement out of context to prove a point. We Christians – as well as those who hate Christianity – are guilty … more

Stray not from your faith with greed

Faith Roundtable - Is money the root of all evil? CHUCK ROBISON1 Timothy 6:10: For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness and … more

Money answers things not feelings

The roundtable question is, “is money the root of all evil?”I Timothy 6:10 tells us, “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from … more

Relationships that matter ... eternally

On February 20 at 4:55 p.m., Jean Springer, my spiritual director for 25 years died.  We had a weekly standing appointment except for occasional vacations and retreat times when we were away. I feel very sad, restless and unsettled.

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Release the measuring tape?

In life, it can become easy to compare where you are to where others might be. We might not notice the comparison at first or you may talk yourself out of it. However, when continued, those patterns … more

Do We Still Have Prophets Today?

Faith Column for Hill Country News Thursday, March 8, 2018 more

Trump is a problem, not the problem

On MLK day I listened to an interview on the NPR program “Fresh Air” with Melba Pattillo Beals. She was one of nine black students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. more

Wake up, it’s not too late

It is the beginning of the year and we are well into January. I want to encourage you it is not too late! It is not too late to wake up. It is not too late to begin again, dream again and live again. more

ROUNDTABLE: Use the scientific approach

 So, our question for the first Roundtable of 2018 is about science and faith: “can they coexist in religious rhetoric?The short answer is “Sure, they can”—and we’ll demonstrate how … more
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