Vernon Meyer
The Good Book
Posted June 1, 2011 by Vernon Meyer in The Good Books
“Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so!” So goes the familiar children’s Sunday School song. To tell the truth though, I do not remember that I ever read the bible as a child or even had a bible until I was well into High School. As a Catholic it was not until the reforms of the Second Vatican Council were well underway that I was e... 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
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