He was part of a well defined group in the gospels — the poor, the blind, the deaf, the lame, the sick, the disabled. They were poor, often homeless, and left to beg for food and basic needs. The cultural assumption was that their predicament was a consequence of sin — their sin or the sin of their ancestors.Read More »
On Nov. 11 Spokane area Bahá’ís will celebrate the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the prophet-founder of the faith, with a community potluck.
The celebration will be 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the North Spokane Library, 44 E Hawthorne Road.Read More »
The Baha'i faith is the newest global religion,and, as such, is virtually unknown to many people.
I am hoping to give an overview of the basic principles and information regarding this faith which has become the central purpose of my life.
The Oct. 15 issue of Newsweek had a fascinating article by Dr. Eben Alexander entitled "My Proof of Heaven." Alexander is a neurosurgeon who describes himself as a man who “considered myself a faithful Christian,” but more so, “in name than in actual belief.” He tells us that he “sympathized deeply with those who wanted to believe that there was a God somewhere out there who loved us unconditionally.”Read More »
In this gospel reading we encounter a man who is deeply distressed about his life. In fact, he is so distressed that he seeks guidance and direction from Jesus. "What must I do to inherit eternal life?"Read More »
How can I serve? This is a question that has been on the mind of every spiritual leader I have ever respected. It's a cornerstone of most, if not all, religions.Read More »