Do You Want to Contact the Dead?

I have written recently about the Occult.  In particular I had dealt with fortune-telling and magic.  The next major category to be considered is: Contacting the Dead. Why do Christians condemn efforts at contacting loved-ones – or anyone else – who has...

Magic and the Occult.

I have written recently about the Occult and specifically about fortune-telling.  Well, the next major category of things you might call the Occult is Magic. I do not mean conjuring, escapology or other similar forms of entertainment.  I am referring to attempts at...

It’s the Way I Tell ’em!

Apologies to the late Frank Carson for borrowing his catch-phrase, but it just seems so appropriate for this article. I wrote a few weeks ago that I was joining with a group from several different churches to form a local “Open the Book” group.  We visit a...

Is Forecasting the Same as Fortune-Telling?

I wrote recently about the Occult and specifically about Fortune-Telling.  Am I by implication condemning scientific forecasting.  Well NO.  I certainly did not intend to.  Why not? Some people get confused about the role of scientific methods for predicting the...