Tag Archives: Heaven

Nothing to Fear

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If there’s such a thing as the Most Disappointing Verse in the Bible, Revelation 21:1 just might be the one. John the evangelist reports a breathtaking glimpse of heaven in chapter 21 of the Bible’s last book. Verse four gets a lot of press, and deservedly so:  “[God] will wipe every tear from their eyes.  There will be no more… Read more »

Sketches of Heaven

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C.S. Lewis once imagined what it would be like to grow up in a prison. In a sermon that was ultimately published as The Weight of Glory the British author and theologian crafted a fable in which a woman is incarcerated.  She’s expecting a child.  Her son arrives and then grows up with her in that dark and limited space. … Read more »

Do Animals Go to Heaven?

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Sir Timothy Berners-Lee, the computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web, was recently asked what aspect of internet usage surprised him the most. His one-word answer?  “Kittens.”  Cats have gradually taken over our homes and our hearts.  Within the past decade they have soared past dogs as America’s most common house pet, now taking lengthy naps in at… Read more »