The Well of Time

"Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That's relativity." - Albert Einstein There once was a boy named Louis. Louis was seven years old and, like many boys his age, he was … Continue reading The Well of Time

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Rushing to Judgment

"A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold." - Proverbs 22:1 Is Brett Kavanaugh innocent or guilty? Does it even matter at this point? Should a woman (or man) who accuses another of sexual assault be given the benefit of the doubt? In this … Continue reading Rushing to Judgment

Glimpses of Eden in an Encounter with a Hummingbird

What would life have been like had Adam and Eve not sinned? How long would it have taken them before they ate from the Tree of Life as they had been invited to do? What would civilization look like had the fall into sin never occurred? Would common professions like doctors, lawyers, veterinarians, firefighters, and … Continue reading Glimpses of Eden in an Encounter with a Hummingbird

All Truth is God’s Truth: What To Do When Science and the Bible Collide

"I hold that the sun is located at the center of the revolutions of the heavenly orbs and does not change place, and that the earth rotates on itself and moves around it... [but] they tried on their own to spread among common people the idea that such propositions are against the Holy Scriptures, and … Continue reading All Truth is God’s Truth: What To Do When Science and the Bible Collide

Surprising Takeaways from A Discussion on Creation with a Physicist

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a workshop that delved into the intersection of science and faith. This workshop, which had about twelve participants, was led by Dr. Carlson, a physicist who teaches at Purdue University. The title of the workshop was, "What Pastors Need to Know about Theology in a Scientific World." … Continue reading Surprising Takeaways from A Discussion on Creation with a Physicist

Heretic Hunting: A Simple Guide For What To Do When You Think You’ve Found A Heretic

We all know the feeling. You read something online or in print. Or you hear someone say something that sets off the “heresy” warning bells in your head. Your first impulse might be to rush that person to the metaphorical (I hope) stake and light the fire. But before you do, that please pause a … Continue reading Heretic Hunting: A Simple Guide For What To Do When You Think You’ve Found A Heretic

A Critical Question to Ask Your Kids This Christmas

Parenting is tough. It can be exhausting. It is so easy to get caught up in the daily grind of waking the kids up, getting them dressed and fed and out the door on time for school, picking them up from school, ferrying them between their after-school activities, feeding them again, helping them with homework, … Continue reading A Critical Question to Ask Your Kids This Christmas