We are living in a world where our values and beliefs are constantly coming under attack; I talked about this in detail in my last post. Today, I want to address our male readers. The world is filled with impure images and cheap sex, something of which we are told to avoid, and rightly so. … Continue reading Gentlemen: Let’s Change the Culture
Have you ever felt as if your life is too busy or crazy? Has this craziness ever left you feeling tired, overwhelmed or stressed? Has it ever hurt your relationship with family, friends, or most importantly, God? I think at different points in our lives, we all have stretches where this happens to us. We… Continue reading Into the Desert
This is a new series by Matthew Handley on Catholic's place in society. This inaugural post discusses what our beliefs really are and how they've been accepted (or rejected) in modern America.
Repent, and believe in the good news. (Mark 1:15) This post makes two within two days, and I can't promise this will be the new normal, but I wanted to talk about Lent and the preparation for Easter. Easter is the high point of our faith. Jesus died on the cross for our sins and… Continue reading The Preperation for Easter
I will be one of the last people to deny that the Church isn't political. It absolutely is, anything with a hierarchy and organizational struction has its own politics. However, Church politics is seperate and from secular politics, particularly here in the United States where we have a proffessed seperation between Church and State (a… Continue reading Faith and Politics
“And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them” (Ephesians 5:11) We may not often think of friendships as being fruitless, or those being predisposed to not bearing fruit in Jesus. This is an impossible thought or reality for any outside of the communion of The Church of Christ, but… Continue reading Be Not Unfruitful
Inspired by Bishop Robert Barron, Matthew Handley shares his take on why we must spread the Gospel to all nations.