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
Not many Americans would call themselves atheists; only about 3% according to Pew Research. But that doesn’t count the practicing atheists. I’m thinking about all the people who religiously go to church on Sundays but live the other six-and-a-half days as though heaven is empty and the Bible is fiction. I’m not even talking about … More The Soft Atheism of Low Expectations
Most Americans will be vegans within fifty years if current trends continue. Think about it and you’ll agree this is not a radical idea. Meatless menus and days without meat become more popular every year. With each passing season, our affection for animals increases, along with the conviction that they must have rights, too. And … More The Carnivore’s Bible
I lost my enthusiasm for capital punishment just about a decade ago. For most of my life, I had assumed the death penalty must be okay because it has the Old Testament stamp of approval. Then as I was doing some research for a Bible Study on John 8, Christ’s defense of the woman caught … More Lethal Injection and Legal Crucifixion
Have you ever awakened from a nightmare so jarring that your heart continued to race even after you opened your eyes? What now? Like most people, you probably reached over and switched on the lamp. Within two seconds, those clarifying beams of light had cast out the darkness and vaporized those lingering gremlins. Jesus called … More Lights Out!
She could be your daughter. Perhaps she’s one of your friends. She’s an extraordinary girl in many ways, but there are girls like her everywhere. She believes she is a liberated woman. You can see she’s trapped. She’s like a lot of other girls, a victim of her own wishful blindness. She is entangled in the … More Wishful Blindness
Millennials are truly the generation that gets no respect. Everyone seems to agree they are entitled, cynical, and obsessed with their image on social media. What’s more, they do strange things with their hair, run away from commitment, and are confused about sexual ethics. (They also like selfies too much, but don’t pretend you don’t.) So I … More God Likes Millennials