Monthly Archive: February, 2016

Why doesn’t God do something? Part 3

Thursday I continued my reasoning through the reality of suffering and the existence of a good, loving, and all-powerful God. You can read Part 1 here. In Part 2, I argued from the doctrine… Continue reading

Why doesn’t God do something? Part 2

Tuesday I began an effort to reconcile the reality of suffering with the existence of a good, loving, and all-powerful God. Please read that post before continuing on with me. Both our parenting failures… Continue reading

Why doesn’t God do something?

“I prayed every night to God, asking him to rescue me from my father’s abuse. Why didn’t he?” A friend’s niece had suffered terribly at the hands of the man whose responsibility was… Continue reading

The gangster’s girlfriend

Since Super Tuesday will come and go before I finish my series on barriers, I interrupt it for this “special report.” Well, I think I understand now, but the prospect of a Donald… Continue reading

God as Master Puppeteer

  “I could never worship a God who pulls all the strings.” Next to “What about the unreached?”, this objection to the Christian worldview is perhaps the most commonly voiced by the skeptic.… Continue reading

It’s not who you are, it’s whose you are

I was raised Catholic by two wonderful, loving, devoted Catholic parents. They took all ten of us kids to Mass every Sunday, and every one of us went to Catholic elementary as well… Continue reading

Barriers

I’ve had this blog for nearly four years now, but I’ve been writing commentaries of one sort or another for many more years than that…mostly letters to the editor of our local and… Continue reading

What about the unreached? Part 3

This matter of how one is saved is like a priceless gem that must be handled very carefully, and that has made me a little hesitant to make truth claims about it. My… Continue reading

What about the unreached? Part 2

Before I continue I need to emphasize that I am expressing my own views on the doctrine of salvation and do not represent any particular denomination or church. I freely admit that I… Continue reading

What about the unreached?

“A god who condemns an Amazonian tribesman who never even had a chance to hear of him to an eternity of suffering is not worthy of being worshipped.” The heart of the “evangel”… Continue reading