Does God will a Multitude of Denominations?

Much has been made of Francis' joint document with Sheik Ahmad el-Tayeb of al-Azhar fame. That document created sparks in conservative and traditional outlets primarily because of a particular statement: "The pluralism and the diversity of religions, color, sex, race and language are willed by God in his wisdom, through which he created human beings…" … Continue reading Does God will a Multitude of Denominations?


Perhaps the most scandalous thing about God is that he allows human beings such freedom as we possess. He allows man to drift into error. He requires that human beings develop internal accountability. He provides principles and occasionally specific direction, but he leaves so very much in our hands. He forces us to choose between … Continue reading Choice