Divine Hiddenness and Demographic Distribution

One challenge to the Christian faith is the claim that the uneven distribution of faith around the globe may challenge some of Christian claims about God. This topic is nicely described in this abstract: According to the much-discussed argument from divine hiddenness, God’s existence is...

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SERIES: Discussions with Dale

This series covers important and varied discussions about the real, serious, and difficult challenges to faith. The following posts make up the series: Discussions with Dale – Introduction Discussions with Dale – 08/13 Divine Hiddenness and Demographic Distribution

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Discussions with Dale – Introduction

This post is part of a Series entitled Discussions with Dale. We all have activities which we seem born to do – where we lose track of time, and just don’t seem to tire of them. For me, one of those is discussions about ideas...

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5 Principles for Planting a Church

Studying the book of Isaiah, I found a description of how God tended to Israel, and realized that I could find principles applicable to planting and building a new church. Isaiah 5:1-2 Now let me sing to my Well-beloved A song of my Beloved regarding...

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PODCAST: Getting back on track

This sermon is on returning to the basic disciplines of faith, as described in Romans 12:1-2, including: Bring yourselves to God Stop being conformed by this world Be Transformed Also discussed are Time Alone with God (TAG), and the possibility and pitfalls of exploring a...

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The speed of light is slowing? YECs may be right.

Young earth creationists (YEC) have long maintained that the earth and universe are very young (less than 10K years old!)  primarily based on their reading of the creation story and genealogies of Genesis 1 in the Bible. In order to make this jive with science,...

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Welcome to marriage’s slippery slope

I have a confession Рwhile I hold to the traditional Biblical views regarding the unnatural and immoral nature of homosexuality, I have not been ardent about preventing gay marriage.  Why? Because I believe in limited, secular government Рnot secular society, and not the...

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