Archive for March 2014

True Happiness and God’s Grace

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts, Catholic Life and Devotion

St. Thomas writes the following about attaining true happiness: [M]an cannot attain his end of Perfect Happiness by his own powers, but only by God’s grace. [ST I-II q.5 a.5] The Throne of Grace Why? Because for man, perfect happiness comes only through seeing God Himself. Aquinas refers to what St. Paul writes in 1 […]

World Vision and the Quest for Protestant Unity

Mar 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts

World Vision’s Richard Stearns Christianity Today reports that Evangelical charity World Vision will now employ same-sex “married” couples, although chastity within marriage still remains corporate policy. World Vision president Richard Stearns explains that the policy change is meant to serve church unity. Since Protestant denominations disagree on the morality of homosexual unions, World Vision will […]

The Quest for the Historical Church: A Protestant Assessment

Mar 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts

The following is a guest post by Brandon Addison. Brandon has been visiting Called To Communion since 2008 and commenting here on occasion since 2010. He was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana, and then attended Providence Christian College, graduating in 2009 with a B.A. in History. Subsequently he attended Westminster Seminary California, graduating […]

A Review of Figuring Out the Church: Her Marks, and Her Masters

Mar 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts

This is a guest post by Nick Trosclair. Nick received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2006 and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Dogmatic Theology at Holy Apostles College and Seminary. Raised an evangelical Christian, he taught the Classics of Western Literature and Scripture at […]