How would you respond to this statement from Sean Carroll, Caltech physicist and one of the authors of Discover Magazine’s Cosmic Variance blog?
“If believers in God spent a tiny fraction … more
(04/17/2012) Freewill in Heaven; Will population growth necessitate mass abortion? Sun spots and disease outbreaks; Recommended telescopes more
Courage is a virtue that I’ve always admired and respected. Growing up I was deeply impressed and proud of my father’s strength and valor as a frontline combat soldier in World War II. By … more
In case you’ve missed the subtle reminders (ads for fish sandwich Fridays and friends’ Facebook posts divulging what they’re giving up), the season of Lent is upon us. Some view the … more
You may have an:iPod,iPhone,iPad,iTunes,But only Jesus is the I Am (John 8:58).
–Kenneth Samples, Sunday school class, Christ Reformed Church more
Straight Thinking #155: Truth, Self-Deception, and Virtue more
(01/24/2012) The optimal human diet; Testing for relationships with Christ; Advice for a Christian in secular science; Did God rig species to go extinct? more
Straight Thinking #154: The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth more
An Inconvenient Duty
Christmas is by far my favorite time of year. I never tire of hearing the incredible message that the Son of God took a human nature and became the God-man at his … more
Every other day it seems news breaks about another business going belly up and filing for bankruptcy. Earlier this week Hostess became the latest company to bite the cream-filled dust.
Businesses or … more
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Theology/Apologetics Video Question and Answer: Should Christians be concerned about the environment? more
Courage is forged only through facing one’s fears. Steel must be refined by fire. For faith to grow, it often has to be tested by trial.
–Kenneth Samples, church lecture entitled … more
Straight Thinking #153: Top 10 Phantom Bible Verses, part 2 more
I first heard the expression “renaissance Christian” from apologist and attorneyJohn Warwick Montgomery in the early 1980s. Montgomery gave a lecture at the former Simon Greenleaf … more
Straight Thinking #152: Top 10 Phantom Bible Verses, part 1 more
Straight Thinking #151: Living by Grace more
Reliable computer models; Can we lose our salvation? How could Jesus experience temptation? How long did people live before the Flood? more
When I think of important biblical figures—outside of Jesus—my mind is often drawn to leaders like King David or Queen Esther or the Apostle Paul. These people accomplished great things … more
Straight Thinking #150: Guilt, Grace, and Gratitude more
In between the merry-making and festive traditions, Christmas is, for many, also a time of reflection on the meaning of Christ’s first coming and on gratitude to God for the blessings in … more