Why Christians Praise God

Christians praise God because it pulls us out of ourselves, not because he “deserves” it. “Deserving” is for little boys with chocolate-smeared faces who wipe their shoes at the door. The little ingrate deserves an attaboy. Good job, little buddy. Keep it up. Now eat all of Papa’s money and take Mama for granted. Right,…

Tell me about God.

Ain’t no wrong answer. Is God dead? Is God everything? Does he wear Groucho glasses? Is he your dog? Tell me about God as you know God. Is he, as a longtime online contact of mine offered, “personal, redeeming, serenity, all”? Is he, as I illustrated here, a bit on the sarcastic side at times?…