Jesus

Writer at odds with Bible

The Rev. Lynn Gardner comes from a very different faith position than the Bible (“Sign doesn’t belong in city chamber,” Reader Input, April 5). This truth is hard for us to ...

Treat people of color fairly

Regarding Gus Thomson’s article on Feb. 12: “Placer supes to act on COPS grant deputy hiring,” I am concerned by this language: “… the new deputies aren’t destined for ...

Christmas can be a new beginning

God came in the least likely way – in the form of a baby, born in a barn. A star led the way to where he was, and angels announced his birth to some very surprised shepherds. The ...

Christians intolerant

In response to “China knows little of Jesus,” (Reader Input, Dec. 1): Two questions for Gordon Ainsleigh. Is China evil because it prevented North Korea from falling into “po ...

China knows little of Jesus

I have a question for Christians: Of all the nations from which we commonly buy the things we need and want, only China forbids its people to ever hear and be moved by the teaching ...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Wal-Mart

My heart goes out to all my fellow Americans this holiday season. The impotent Democrats cannot even pass legislation voters overwhelmingly support. Pathetic Republicans have no be ...

Would Jesus approve torture?

Does anyone else find it incredulous that three of the most openly vocal God-fearing Republican candidates support torture? Michelle Bachmann says torture “is very effective.” ...

And who is without sin?

A novel idea of cutting monies from people would be to start the cuts from the highest politician (White House) on down instead of cutting from the bottom. Obviously you are all gr ...

Worth asking: What would Jesus do?

Thank you for the story about the motorcycle group giving backpacks to the homeless (Journal, Aug. 3). The story warmed my heart. I would like to make reference to Matthew 25: 34-4 ...

Jesus deserves the front page

Thanks so much for remembering the real reason for Easter last year on the front page of your paper. Christ resurrected, paying the penalty for our sins to make a way of hope of e ...

Joy of giving not only for billionaires

A rich man asked Jesus, “How can I get into the kingdom of heaven?” Jesus answered, “Sell all you have and give it to the poor.” The rich man went away sad. Then Jesus s ...

Shake hands, agree to disagree

Response to Eileen Ferber, “An insult to Believers” (Reader Input, Nov. 3). This is such an incredibly sensitive issue for some people, particularly, I think, those of faith. ...

Kent Campbell responds

Ms Clariss: Nice letter. I’m proud that you are not ashamed, I did not write my letter to shame anyone, I was simply stating my views. For the record I am very happy you and mill ...

Easter: More Jesus, please

President Ronald Reagan said, “If we ever forget that we are one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.” Jesus’ resurrection offers hope. Great men have com ...

Adversarial approach doesn't really work

I am so saddened by how we as a people seem to be so divided from each other and adversarial against “them” these days. For a while, I was angry at the growing focus on partisa ...