Category Archives: Uncategorized

Why People See God as Being Angry and Punishing

Easter 2012 Chaplain Joy L. Smith     As a chaplain, I encounter people who are unable to get close to God. They feel God wants to control them. They think of God as angry and punishing. I believe this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Ponderings – What’s Next?

How many of us have wondered about the passages in the Bible that speak of a great fire to take place before “that day” when the new heaven and earth come to be?  Sometimes I find the courage to ask … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Treasure One Another

What is most important in our lives? As I write this, the East Coast is threatened by Hurricane Irene–while the earthquakes of Japan and Haiti are not far from our minds. We have accomplished a lot as human beings. Look at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 2 Comments