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Thinking it Through
Disclaimer: If you are offended by rational examination of cultural hot button issues, this article isn’t for you. This discussion is intended to ask simple questions, examine prevailing ideas about homosexuality and the outcome of the gay lifestyle. Keep in … Continue reading
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What is Truth? A Reader’s Challenge
A reader named Charlie wrote with his thoughts about my last post, “The Age of Slumber:” Good post. I’ve been reading an even more eloquent version of the same ideas from Timothy Keller called Reason for God.
The Age of Slumber
Nearly all of us have heard the saying, “Most people would rather hear a good lie over the truth any day.” When people hear this, they laugh and nod in agreement. Yet, though we acknowledge the human tendency to believe … Continue reading
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Friendship with God
From God to Us Some would argue that not everyone seeks friendship from God. What about atheists? What about people who just want God to leave them alone to live their lives the way they see fit? First, I don’t … Continue reading
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Stream of Consciousness
I’ve had an article nearly completed for about a week, but I can’t finish it. The part that is holding me up is what I call the “heartswell” portion.
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I was already so drenched that the rain didn’t really matter anymore. Nevertheless, I was pedaling my bicycle full-bore to get to shelter, causing fat drops of rain to hit my face like bullets.
The Paradox of Faith
A friend of mine has apparently abandoned his Christian faith and is embracing Judaism. He has begun learning Hebrew and is consuming all kinds of pro-Judaism apologetics. He is half Jewish by birth and is teaching his sons Hebrew and … Continue reading