Long before The Birds sang it, Qoheleth wrote it. A time for every purpose under the heavens (Ecc. 3:1*). If I reject what the Catholic Church gives with the right hand, by what authority do I accept anything from the left? By God’s grace, that quandary led this Protestant home to Rome.
Continue reading “There is a season, turn, turn, turn”
The Eucharist leads a Protestant home to Rome.
C.S. Lewis’ Miracles and The Great Divorce helped me see The Eucharist. Continue reading “Until we have real feet”
The error of sola Scriptura
Protestants are the ones who object that Catholic doctrine is not based on Scripture! As a Protestant, however, I found no Scriptural basis for me to be the sole and final interpreter of Sacred Scripture. When I take on that role, I place myself outside the four corners of the Holy Bible. Continue reading “According to your Word”
Does it really matter?
Does is really matter which church? I believed the Bible and I really wanted to follow Jesus. But what does that even mean? Continue reading “Any church but Rome, right?”
Backroads in the Bible Belt
The early years
“Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.” (John 14:1-3, KJV).
Among my earliest memories: reading John 14 with my Dad. Continue reading “All Roads Lead To Rome”
This is the excerpt for your very first post.
Because it’s true.
Since the real answer gets long and complicated, I started this blog. But the short answer cannot be overlooked: it was a matter of conscience. Continue reading “Why does a Baptist-turned-Reformed-Presbyterian enter the Roman Catholic Church?”