If there is one thing Protestants are great at, it’s dividing. I mean, we were literally born from division and we only exist as long as division within Christendom remains an unfortunate reality, we should all long for the day when there is nothing left to protest. Clearly, as I remain a committed Protestant, I... Continue Reading →
Does Old Earth Geology Presuppose Naturalism and Uniformity?
Abstract: This article will look at two common objections leveled against old earth geology by the modern movement known as Young Earth Creationism. It will argue that old earth geology neither presupposes naturalism nor uniformity. It will describe the most problematic presupposition that is a negative factor for both science and faith, which is methodological... Continue Reading →
Does Mark Care About the Resurrection?
Maybe you’ve heard something like this before: “Mark is the earliest of the gospels, therefore this manuscript contains the best evidence for what the early Christians were concerned about, and surprisingly he had little to no concern about the resurrection of Jesus Christ, as is clearly seen in the short and abrupt ending of his... Continue Reading →
“That’s Just Your Interpretation” On Trial
If you’ve been a Christian for any length of time, I’m sure you’ve heard it. You assert that you believe that the Bible teaches a certain doctrine, typically while taking a stance for the historically orthodox position, and the person you are speaking with gives you a scornful look and says, “Well, that’s just your... Continue Reading →
A Short Story: Can you say it?
They sat outside the coffee shop together in a moment of silence, bright street lights lined their outdoor seating area, this was their spot, this is where he’d made that decision three years ago, this is where he was now questioning it. There was a good looking couple nearby, talking sweet things to each other,... Continue Reading →
On Praying with Depth
Have you ever heard someone playfully mock prayers that use technical terminology and complex language? Well, I sure have, and mostly from people I greatly respect. I do not believe that their intention is to discourage people like myself, actually I am quite certain that is not their intent, but I will say that in... Continue Reading →