The Problem in Following Your Heart or Your Head: Part Two

There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.Proverbs 14:12 With our current cultural moment weighing upon me heavily I came across some familiar words of Jesus in Luke chapter 6. After reading the words that follow I came to the conclusion that I cannot trust the …

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The Problem in Following Your Heart or Your Head: Part One

One of the most fascinating episodes in the life of Jesus is when he heals a man’s withered hand on the Sabbath day. Compared to some of His other miraculous works, this particular healing may not seem as impressive. But the reaction of the bystanders sets this miracle apart because it reveals just how hardened …

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As a White Father to Black Sons There Are Things I Will Never Know

As an adoptive father to foreign-born sons there are many things I will never know: The disorienting loss of a biological family. The crippling fear of separation from everyone that I trust. The gnawing pain of hunger as my little body fights for survival. The cramps in my belly due to parasitic infection. I can …

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Can Human Beings Threaten Evolutionary History?

Human activity threatens billions of years of evolutionary history, researchers warn By Amy Woodyatt, CNNUpdated 7:10 AM ET, Tue May 26, 2020 Earlier today I came across the article referenced above while browsing the news. Follow link for full article text. It is always interesting to me when evolutionary scientists speak about human beings as …

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A Most Audacious Claim: The Questioning of Human Goodness

More than the supernaturally created universe, the Virgin Birth, the miracles of Jesus, or the Resurrection, the most audacious claim of Christianity may be human depravity. For many, a fundamentally flawed humanity is one of the most difficult Christian teachings to believe. Depravity is the theological word used to describe people as inherently flawed not …

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