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If we are to be thankful for everything, that even means the death of a loved one

What happened in the Garden of Eden had little to do with fruit. And it had everything to do with fruit. What happened in Paradise, moments after father Adam and mother Eve ate of the forbidden fruit? Adam blamed God … Continue reading

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Science and Modern Science: The Controversery of Intelligent Design

[The following is a loooonng response I gave to someone who asked how I would do it if I could make an introduction to some students on the controversy of Intelligent Design theory, as contrasting with Natural Selection. Plus a … Continue reading

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I got this thick book from the library a couple of weeks ago . . . long enough to need to review it . . . and probably renew it again. I do not read as fast as a writer … Continue reading

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How shall a child believe except he hear?

In the wake of the shootings, one of my friends and I were discussing whether God should be “put” back in school. My knee-jerk reaction is yes, but as I think about it, this is kind of complicated. From a … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Being Let Down

I didn’t want my blog to be too much about faith, and nothing about politics. It’s not that I wanted to hide God from my readers, but Christian Fiction has a stigma that I’ve wanted to avoid. Plus to Christians, … Continue reading

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The Paradox of New

I just love saying paradox. It’s fantastical, but not campy. So I’m working through Hebrews for Backwards (due out, I hope by Chanukkah). I had skipped over it for a number of reasons which amount to laziness. The book was … Continue reading

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Struggling with Submission

In the last couple weeks, I read a blog by Mike Duran about Egalitarianism vs. Complementarianism. In the context of congregation/church relationships the former means everyone is equal in worth and role accessibility. The husband is not over the wife; … Continue reading

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Comparison breeds Discontent

I’ll be honest, I’m an alright guy if you don’t know me. Up close, I’m not nearly as thoughtful or calm. A lot of what might look like calm is usually just buttoning down. I’m having one of those days. The … Continue reading

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