Jesus (or C.S. Lewis) could have Saved Donald Trump from Going Down in History as a Loser/Joke– Too Bad Trump Never Read the BIBLE or the Chronicles of Narnia!

www.gutenberg.orgTrump could have avoided being branded forever as a joke and loser, in short an ass, if he'd read the Bible or The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis.Jesus warned Trump. So did C.S Lewis. They told him not to be a spoiled egomaniac who can’t stand losing, let alone court the public humiliation that forever will stamp Trump and all those who voted for him as a confirmed “loser.”  Trump didn't listen to Jesus or Lewis.Clearly, Trump is in way over his head. Jesus could ha … [Read more...]

Here are Donald Trump’s favorite Bible Quotes, he often uses them… Right?

Here are just a few of Donald Trump's favorite Bible Quotes, he often uses them. I'm sure that is why so many evangelicals are voting for him.   Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2  * Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves. Philippians 2:3  * Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conce … [Read more...]

Is Hayley Williams Jesus? Here is What Empathy and Co-Suffering Love Looks Like in Action (From a Source You’ll Never Guess!) WATCH, LOVE & CRY

youtube  photo Remember that dumb line "What would Jesus do?" Well next time ask "What would rock star (Hayley Williams) do that makes her be Jesus to someone?" ... "Anyway, here’s the video. It’s a short clip from a Paramore concert in Rio Di Janeiro. It’s a clip from a song called “Misery Business,” and it’s only two minutes long, so I’m going to need you to watch it. The clip starts with the band pulling a fan up onto the stage. She lets out a primal scream, and for a moment, she holds the … [Read more...]

“My” New Year’s Message is a Guest Message from My Dear Friend: Archbishop Lazar Puhalo of Canada

 "Can we not hope that religions of every form might be delivered out of the dark abyss of Fundamentalism and Right-wingism, and find some common ground in the education of ourselves and acceptance of even those elements of humanity which differ from us?"...-- From: "Frank Schaeffer" Sent: Sunday, 27 December, 2015 11:04am Subject: Re: Your End of Year MessageTo:   Archbishop Lazar PuhaloWould you like me to post it as a guest column?From: Archbishop Lazar P … [Read more...]

Falwell Jr Says: “End those Muslims” and Asks Liberty Students to Carry Guns on Campus

(photo Bloomberg)According to news reports in the Guardian newspaper and other sources, the president of Liberty University urged students, staff and faculty at the Christian school to carry concealed weapons on campus to counter any possible armed attack like the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California. That didn't surprise me. His dad, Jerry Falwell Sr. once told me seriously that if he had a dog that did what "those homosexuals do, I'd shoot it."“Let’s teach them a lesson if they e … [Read more...]

I never understood what communion was until I had the greatest honor of my life

I never understood what communion was until I had the greatest honor of my life:...serving communion to prisoners with the words "This is the Body of Christ, broken for you and me, my brother." If you have ever read anything by me that meant anything to you at all say thank you to me by please donating generously to timothysgift.com. Here's a moment where I was crying in the arms of a man doing life, and hoping I could know God as well as he does, asking him to pray for me. And here's the T … [Read more...]

Our Grandfather/Granddaughter Lucy & “Ba” Art/Icon Art Project

I've just launched a new show of icon art I collaborated with my 7 year old granddaughter Lucy on. She draws the pictures and I paint them in. A motif in modern art has been to capture the primitive forms and childlike wonder present in children's art. I've gone one better and actually am working with a child in an equal partnership. And this isn't just any child, this is the little girl for whom Genie and I provide daily care. She is my heart. These paintings are about the love that drives me … [Read more...]

If there were no “holy books” how much easier it would be to believe in God!

(The "Last Judgement" by Michelangelo, Courtesy the Vatican archive)If there were no “holy books” how much easier it would be to believe in God! An oral tradition and a rich liturgical expression of divinity lovingly shared in a faith community are much more convincing than words on a page. The images I see from the Hubble telescope do more to suggest a loving creative God besotted by beauty than most Bible passages. One hug from my grandchildren Amanda, Ben, Lucy, Jack and Nora teaches me mo … [Read more...]


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