Charlie Van Dyke
Sikhism

SIKH PRACTICES AND PRINCIPLES

The way of life that is known as Sikhism began in the Punjab area of what was then India in the 15th c. as a revolutionary spiritual teacher, Guru Nanak, spread a simple message that the highest form of worship is to praise God’s Name.

Other guiding principles are to rise early in the morning and meditate, w... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Protestant Christianity

Protestantism is one of the three main streams of Christianity. Emerging in 16th-century Europe, it has since developed into many varying forms around the globe. Although it lacks a single commonality, Protestantism may be recognized by its reliance on Christian scripture (Hebrew and Greek Testaments, also referred to as Ol... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Christian Science

Christian Science is a Christian faith based on the words and works of Christ Jesus. The divine Principle in Christian Science is an all-loving, powerful, understanding and knowable God, infinitely good and available to all mankind.

The religion was founded by Mary Baker Eddy for the purpose of “re-instating primitive Christiani... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Baha’i

Throughout history, God has revealed Himself to humanity through a series of divine Messengers, whose teachings guide and educate us and provide the basis for the advancement of human society. These Messengers have included Abraham, Krishna, Zoroaster, Moses, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad. Their religions come from the same Source and are in ... read more
Vernon Meyer
Scripture and the Idea of Divine Revelation

As I grew up I heard over and over this phrase at the end of each
scripture reading in our church services: “The Word of the Lord.” In other words what I just heard was a different kind of word from, let’s say, Walter Cronkite and
his words spoken on the CBS Evening News, or from J.D. Salinger and the ... read more
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