Ask Father Paul – The election

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible   The election Dear Father Paul:  I value your advice. Who are you going to vote for in the presidential race? — J.W.   Dear J.W: Sorry. Flattery won’t work. I’m not going to bite on that question. We still have a thing called “the […]

Ask Father Paul – More on cohabitation

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible More on cohabitation Dear Father Paul: Your answer recently regarding couples cohabiting together failed to cover my special situation. I am a woman nearing 60 whose husband passed away nearly five years ago. Since then I have become somewhat “attached” to his best friend who […]

Ask Father Paul – Worry

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible Worry Dear Father Paul:  I am a 56-year-old grandmother who has had a life long struggle with worry and anxiety. My husband calls me “the family worry wart.” I hate to admit it, but he is right. I worry about everything … big things and […]

Ask Father Paul – Guardian angels

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible Guardian angels Dear Father Paul:  Last month I had a very close brush with death in a horrific car accident. I didn’t even get a scratch! Several of my friends later said that, “your ‘guardian angel’ protected you.” They said that guardian angels are real, […]

Ask Father Paul – Freedom from guilt

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible Freedom from guilt Dear Father Paul:  I am a man now in my 50s. In my youth, I was no saint to put it mildly. I committed too many sins to name, breaking most of the Ten Commandments many, many times. Now a respected businessman […]

Ask Father Paul – Unmarried couples living together

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible What does the Bible say about unmarried couples living together? Dear Father Paul: Today it is commonly accepted that many couples live together and partake in a sexual relationship without being married. Will you comment on this. What does the Bible say? — Anne Dear […]

Ask Father Paul – The Bible and marriage

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible The Bible and marriage   Dear Father Paul: Where exactly in the Bible is the definition of marriage? — Don Dear Don: Excellent question with all that has been going on in the culture and the courts concerning marriage over the past few years. If […]

Ask Father Paul – The Bible … true or not?

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible The Bible … true or not? Dear Father Paul: How did we get the Bible? How can we know that it is true? — Chris Dear Chris: I’ll answer your second question first. The Bible is (by far) the most popular book on planet earth. […]

Ask Father Paul – What is the worst sin?

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible What is the worst sin? Dear Father Paul:  I am a 13-year-old girl. Our pastor has been preaching about “sin” lately. He gives lots of examples of different sins, and I certainly understand that to sin is bad, but is there such a thing as […]

Ask Father Paul – Why bad things happen

Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible Why bad things happen Dear Father Paul:  For the past few years my life has been a total mess. Divorce, loss of several jobs, health issues, and in 2015 bankruptcy. A TV preacher I like said on his program that if I’d just demonstrate my […]