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When The Easter Bunny Comes Early

Perhaps some of the readers noticed that Easter came fairly early this year. Many of us have been used to Easter falling either at the end of March or at the beginning or middle of April. But what you may not have noticed this year is that the Passover is four full week AFTER the celebration of Easter. Does anyone find this surprising? Does anyone find this troubling? The last time I read my Bible it declared that Jesus was…

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Read and Reason

We're past Christmas now with a new year well upon us and with Easter looming just off in the distance; and the Christian faith is united as never before, as all the faithful have been gathered together in honor of our Lord and King. Well, not really. If there were extraterrestrials (which of course there are not) and they landed here (which they really wouldn't want to do anyway), they might conclude that Christianity is made up of a very…

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Born to Run

The following is from an article printed in The Los Angeles Times dated 11.19.04. "Humanity was born to run. More than by brain size or tool making ability, the human species was set apart from its ancestors by the ability to jog mile after lung stabbing mile with greater endurance than any other primate, according to research published in the journal Nature. Indeed, human beings evolved as the cross country stars of a primordial runners world 2 million years before…

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To You, Our Readers and Guests – From the Editors

The editors want you to know what to expect out of our new work called the Christian Monthly Standard. In keeping with our title, it is our intention to producing a monthly journal with mentally stimulating articles addressing a variety of issues affecting our society. We plan to have a number of new articles posted for your consideration at the first of each month. In our infancy we will only have a handful of articles, but as we progress we…

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