People have to be on fire.

Bl. Francis X. Seelos Flannery O’Connor—the Southern, Catholic author who suffered from lupus—was admitted to a Georgia hospital. “What’s your bidnis?,” asked the woman in admissions, with carrot-colored hair and eyeglasses to match.” O’Connor responded that she was a writer. “A what?” “A writer,” repeated O’Connor. Whereupon, the woman demanded,...

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Eternal Life: Gift or Reward? Part One.

Question: An Evangelical friend of mine said the Catholic Church goes against the Bible because it teaches that a person can earn, or “merit,” eternal life as a reward for good works, while the Bible says eternal life is a free and unmerited gift of God to the believer. He quoted the following...

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Courageous

In 2003 a few Baptists ministers in the tiny town of Albany, Georgia decided to make a movie.  There was no budget. All the actors were volunteer. The cameras weren’t fancy. Excellent lighting and sound? Forget it. This movie was called Flywheel. Their Church got it released in one theater.  And it sold out...

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