Heaven and Hell
Stories of heavenly visions, like the one at the center of the upcoming film Heaven Is for Real (based on the near-death experience of a four-year-old Nebraska boy), can have a powerful effect on … more
Perhaps you’ve seen the clip, or perhaps you’ve heard conversations ‘round the Internet’s water cooler (Facebook). But here’s the scoop in case you haven’t: A few … more
Straight Thinking #236: Eternal Destinies: Heaven and Hell more
Snow White seems to be Hollywood’s fantasy heroine of choice this year. Last Friday (June 1) brought Snow White and the Huntsman, the second Snow White film of 2012, to theatres. As a fan of … more
(05/29/2012) The human response to LSD; How did God create Eve? Borrowing from ancient Roman religion; Will we make mistakes in Heaven? more
(04/17/2012) Freewill in Heaven; Will population growth necessitate mass abortion? Sun spots and disease outbreaks; Recommended telescopes more
Questioning Rob Bell; Justifying supernaturalism; Incest in Genesis; Unraveling Through the Wormhole more
I really don’t like the idea of no Heaven. Last month, when my family buried my grandfather, the belief that I will meet with Grandpa again in Heaven sustained me through my sorrow. But is my … more
FoxNews, "Physicist Stephen Hawking Says There Is No Heaven" May 16, 2011; http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/05/16/physicist-stephen-hawking-says-heaven/ more
Locations of Heaven and Hell, A review of inflation, Black hole cycles? So what do theistic evolutionists think God does exactly? more
The Best of "I Didn't Know That": Disagreement over the Big Bang, Is Jupiter too warm to be old?, Where is Heaven? more
In last week’s article, we analyzed the claim by Ellen van Wolde, a professor at Radboud University in The Netherlands, that God did not “create” the universe, but rather … more
Late last year, the popular press published a news release announcing a retranslation of the biblical Hebrew by Ellen van Wolde, a professor at Radboud University in the Netherlands. They reported her … more
New Heavens and Earth, Geometry of the Universe, Young Earth and Young Universe Theories more
“I’m good enough. I’m smart enough. And doggone it, people like me.”
These are the words of self-help guru Stuart Smalley, a Saturday Night Live character played by Al … more
Disagreement over big bang, Jupiter too warm to be old, Where is heaven? more
From a naturalistic perspective, the pain, death, decay, and evil that humans and all life experience serve no real purpose. They simply are the consequence of a random set of cosmic coincidences that … more
"I never loved my wife. Don't I deserve to be happy?" "I needed that money more than he did, so it's okay that I took it. Besides, he owes me for the time when…" Justification for sin comes … more
One of these ignored controversies has significant implications for worldview, a question that either lumps Christianity with other theistic and deistic religions or sets it distinctly apart.
The … more
People are not robots.
Man was sinless when God created him (Gen. 2-3).
If God had forceably prevented man from sinning, man's will would not be free.
Without free choice, love is impossible. … more