Apologetics

February Apologetic Potpourri

February Apologetic Potpourri

February has been a slow month for me as far as reading apologetic materials. I have several ongoing projects, so the blog…

What Christians Should Know About Dark Matter

The physical universe teems with questions. The more we learn…

Reversing the Structure of the Early Genesis Account

The creation account (or even accounts, if you prefer) of…

January 2015 Apologetic Potpourri

After a brief holiday hiatus, the blog is back with…

Devotional

Follow Me

Follow Me

The first and simplest instruction given to any disciple is to follow the teacher. Unsurprisingly then, this is one of the most…

Ethics & the Personality of God

From the ever thoughtful Cardinal Newman, here is a brief discussion…

“The Voice of My Beloved”: Silence and Intimacy

God’s silence is a frustration to the believer and a…

The Power of Parody

I love parodies. I always have. I have been a Weird…

Random Musings

The Incomprehensible Universe Reflects an Incomprehensible God

The Incomprehensible Universe Reflects an Incomprehensible God

The physical universe is governed by laws, but describing those laws has proven a challenging task. Isaac Newton distilled the largest part…

A Few Thoughts on “Heaven Is For Real”

Published in 2010, Heaven Is For Real is a best-selling…

Happy Pi Day 2014!

In honor of Pi Day, I thought I would continue…

Parable Resource Page

This post will not interest everyone and is being constructed…

Sacraments & Disciplines

Rowan Williams on Baptism & Human Identity

Rowan Williams on Baptism & Human Identity

“To be baptized is to recover the humanity that God first intended. What did God intend? He intended that human beings should…

The Spiritual Discipline of Reading Aloud

Eugene Peterson has correctly written, “The Christian community is as…

Confession: The Triumph Over Secrecy

The role of confession in the history of the church…

Scot McKnight on Sacraments as Counter-Stories

The text below is from Scot McKnight’s book, King Jesus…

Today's Church

The Ambiguity of Labels

The Ambiguity of Labels

I have been called a liberal by those who presumably consider themselves conservatives, and I have been called a conservative by the…

The Value of Christian Camps

“The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. And…

The Church, Postmodernism, and Relative Truth

I gave this lecture in Oklahoma City at the Barnes…

Post-Apocalyptic Morality

You may have seen a post-apocalyptic movie, where some disaster…