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Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?

A series of articles inspired by actual theological debates and discussions that I have with fellow Believers. When I hear theological ideas or theories that seem questionable to…

When I Tell You…

A few months back I came across a great poem online that really resonated with me. It’s called “When I Say I Am A Christian” and was written…

Oh, Henry.

I recently had a very interesting conversation with an old friend. He and I got into a robust discourse on the Christian faith; debating its historical roots, it’s…

A Piece of Life

The following exchange happened between an unidentified questioner, and an Indian yogi and mystic called Jaggi Vasudev, who is more commonly known as Sadhguru. The questioner asks, “We…

Whom Shall I Say is Calling?

A few days ago a good friend of mine told me of his growing concern about Sarah Young’s incredibly popular devotional, Jesus Calling. This book has captured the…

How Not To Be A Gorilla

This is a recovery lesson that focuses on confessing the dark secrets of our past out loud to another person. What could be more fun than that?  Actually,…

Is Evil a Problem to Be Solved?

Another day, another mass shooting. At least this one ended relatively well for the innocent parties involved. My soul is weary of all the violence and unrest going…

An Existential Conundrum

This horrific Waffle House shooting is a textbook example of why we need reasonable gun laws. It’s also is a textbook example of why gun laws aren’t the…

Two Objections

The two primary objections to the Divine Gift-love Theodicy are defended here. 1. What About Heaven? In a 2010 debate, Dr. Bart Ehrman reasoned that if Heaven is a…

The Divine Gift-love Theodicy

If God is all-good, all-powerful and all-wise, why is there evil in the world He created? This is one of the most difficult questions a person can ask…

An Open Letter to My Wife on Our Anniversary

Dear Deb, I have a confession to make. I didn’t know what I was doing on June 11, 1991 when I asked you to marry me. I hadn’t…

Comfort v. Truth

In a recent conversation with a beloved family member the topic turned to religion and the different things people believe. I told him I’d recently enrolled in classes…