Category Archive: FAITH

An objection to Calvinism remains unanswered

I am not and never have been of the Calvinist persuasion. But since my understanding of the view is limited and the pool of wise and respected Calvinists impressive, persuasion is not and… Continue reading

Sin, suffering, and salvation

Donald Trump is a sorry sinner. Sorry as in, pretty pathetic, though one can hope that he’s sorry as in, I really shouldn’t have done that. Either way, there are a lot of… Continue reading

The hope of happiness

In the debate over same-sex marriage and homosexuality, just as in other issues about which people disagree, the answer to one question will mostly determine which side one will support:Or perhaps more specifically,… Continue reading

Well, what did we expect?

  Bad behavior abounds and we act all surprised and appalled. Sexual misconduct, racism, bigotry, fake news, intolerance, anti-Semitism, hatred…we call it out and judge and condemn as if we actually have some… Continue reading

Hypothetical judging

Was Hitler a Christian? I hope it’s obvious to all of us looking back at history that Adolf Hitler was most certainly not a follower of Christ. He did, however, pass himself off… Continue reading

Faith, facts, and Katy Perry

Katy Perry’s parents were on American Idol this week, talking to Ryan Seacrest about their famous daughter. So I thought this would be a good time to dust off this post I wrote… Continue reading

Some scientists stifle sensible supposition

Have you ever had an epiphany about say, a better way to do something that you never thought of before but if you had just put in a little mental effort you would… Continue reading

22 Reasons to Stop Believing in God, Part 2

Do atheists have multiple good arguments against the existence of God? In a word…no. They have a few only, and none that Christianity can’t satisfactorily answer. But some skeptics, heady with the conviction… Continue reading

22 Reasons to STOP Believing in God

Hemant Mehta, the Friendly Atheist, may have better reasons for not believing in God than most of what he presents in this YouTube video, because there’s really only one here with any real force,… Continue reading

Atheist angst

I recently had a brief Facebook exchange with a few irritated atheists. It seems a prominent Christian, in commenting about the Navy’s consideration of including atheists in the Chaplain Corps, made the bold… Continue reading

Manipulated, or mindful of the God we believe exists?

Imagine with me that in the state where you live there exists a subset of residents who don’t believe in the federal government. They not only reject its laws, they deny it even… Continue reading

Whole people don’t kill people

My fifth grandchild was born this month…a perfect little baby boy, so precious and loved by his parents and me. And all he does is eat and poop! Why do we love him… Continue reading

Let’s talk about the why, not just the how

I am certain that none of my children will ever walk into a school, a movie theater, a dance club, or anywhere and open fire on innocent people. I’m absolutely positive, and I’ll… Continue reading

Touchdown Jesus

Here it comes. Wait for it…. First, I’d like to thank my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Ugh. Now get on with how YOU and YOUR TEAM won the Super Bowl. What does… Continue reading

Imagine there’s no heaven…or Super Bowl

Imagine there’s no heaven. It’s easy if you try. Have you ever? No hell below us…above us only sky. Imagine no heaven or hell, and no religion too. John Lennon said it’s not… Continue reading