We all believe in Eden. It’s why the Bible still haunts our godless age. Even unbelievers and pagans who have never opened the Book of Genesis hunger for that place where everything works the way our hearts say it should. We continue to bet heavily on marriage, even after so much wreckage from divorce, mindless … More Return to the Lost Kingdom
Peter Pan is not a selfless hero in the book that inspired the movies and the musical. In the pages of James M. Barrie’s novel, Peter is generally a brat, inconsiderate of others and obsessed with his own whims and amusements. His interest in Wendy, for example, is never romantic; mostly just his need for … More Lost Boys
It doesn’t take any faith at all to believe in God. Even atheists know there is a God. Otherwise, why would an intelligent individual build his adult identity around the defiance of someone who doesn’t exist? Worse yet, why get so angry at an imaginary being or publish books denouncing him? The Christian Faith rests … More The Fearful & the Faithless
Two prisoners have been locked away in this pitch-black underground bunker, a sort of black hole of Calcutta. They have endured weeks of complete and utter darkness. Suddenly, inmate #1 cries, “Look! A light! There’s a light breaking through!” His comrade twists left and right, shouting “Where? Where? I don’t see anything!” Inmate #1 replies, … More Did you See the Gorilla?
Most of us can’t even pronounce 700,000,000,000,000,000,000, much less count there. For people who aren’t math geniuses, it’s 700 Quintillion. According to recent research in Sweden, that’s the number of planets in the cosmos. But the scientific team learned something else from their epic research project: amid those 700 quintillion planets, the Earth is one … More Scientifically, We’re Not Here
The sudden demand for transgender bathrooms and locker rooms took most of us by surprise. We had seen the movement for same-sex marriage advancing year by year for more than a decade, but who knew transgender confusion and gender dysphoria had gone viral? That’s why most of us in the church are still left speechless when … More Resistance Thinking
You’ve heard the myth that most Americans are practicing agnostics, and they’re more hostile to the Gospel than ever. The hostility part may be true in the Middle East where terrorists are committing genocide against the church. It may be valid in India where Hindus burned a group of Christians alive last week. Not here. … More Creationists in Denial