Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

In pastoral work questions about assisted suicide do come up.  Assisted suicide is generally defined as “agreeing with the intention of another person to commit suicide and to help him or her carry it out.”  Assisted suicide is a cultured form of euthanasia.  Many people see assisted suicide as a compassionate answer for someone who is terminally ill […]

The Centrality of Salvation

When Christ speaks of the love the Father has for the world, He merely echoes the first affirmation in the Book of Genesis which accompanies the description of creation: “God saw how good it was…He found it very good” (Genesis 1:12-31). But this affirmation in no way constitutes the absolute assurance of salvation. The world […]