Understanding Seeking Faith

This is part 2 of a post about the my difficulty with the Church to catch up read part 1. "Neque enim quaero intelligere ut credam, sed credo ut intelligam" "I do not seek to understand in order that I may believe, but rather, I believe in order that I may understand"Anselm of Canterbury Anselm's... Continue Reading →

The Difficulty with the Church

I recently wrote on three situations within the American church-- Jerry Falwell' Vanity Fair interview, Phanatik renouncing Christianity, and Lecrae speaking about losing events over his social comments (read it here). In that post I teased that I would write about what troubles me with the Church today, there are two interconnected issues which do... Continue Reading →

A Jumbled Mess

This week I read three articles which sparked a tangle of thoughts about both my faith and my relationship to the wider Christian culture. Though I do fit a standard definition of "evangelical" (at least by the National Association of Evangelicals definition), I never feel comfortable using the word to describe myself. My hesitance to... Continue Reading →

The Tools for Judging Reality

One of the questions I am often asked is what is my favorite argument against atheism, I somewhat sarcastically respond "A B.A.!" I recognize this is a snarky answer but it is somewhat clever and it has a few nuances behind it number one I do think that a person well educated in the arts... Continue Reading →

Puddleglum the Prophet

I woke up today feeling like a marshwiggle. If you don't understand that just read The Silver ┬áChair ┬áby C. S. Lewis. I've read this book several times and just finished reading it to my kids (again). These creatures are gloom and pessimism personified. Today that's me. Dealing with the stress and drain of a... Continue Reading →

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