Category Archives: Faith

When Christians Judge Others

Being a human, one of the most difficult challenges I have is not judging others.  This no doubt comes in part from a common character flaw most of us humans have in believing that me, myself and I are better … Continue reading

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The Big Bang… and the Big Con

Wouldn’t it be a big carnival sideshow joke if, since it all started with “The Big Bang”, that it all ended with “The Big Con”?  Phineas Taylor Barnum was attributed as saying (however unsupported) “There’s a sucker born every minute.”  … Continue reading

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Creationism, Materialism, Piety and Arrogance

In a previous post, I wrote a bit about my opinions on human arrogance (An Arrogant Bent).  I was generally referring to any person who feels a sense of superiority and self-importance over others, which many of us may have … Continue reading

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Religion, Faith and Intelligent Design

How do you define “religion”?  It appears that, in general, the world defines religion as believing in one or more superhuman beings generally referred to as gods.  I believe that religion is more an instruction set on what to believe … Continue reading

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What Is A "True" Christian?

Lately, I keep hearing the term “true Christian” used by both Christians and non-Christians alike.  People from both sides apparently have an idea of what they think a Christian should be and whether or not that person is meeting up … Continue reading

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Quotes Supporting a Creator

Galileo Galilei Astronomer, Mathematician, Philosopher Considered the “father of modern physics and observational astronomy” “I do not feel obliged to believe that same God who endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect had intended for us to forgo their use.” … Continue reading

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Guilty As Charged

“Let he who is without sin cast the first stone”  – John 8:7.   This scripture is John’s account of the adulterous woman facing death by stoning by self-appointed judges (Pharisee’s) intent on carrying out the sentence their law required. This … Continue reading

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Dog on a Leash

If you were a dog, would you rather be a dog on a leash, or unleashed? My first inclination is to say, “unleashed, of course!”. Who wouldn’t want to be unleashed, right? Unleashed you would be free to run and … Continue reading

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Living For Tomorrow

I suppose I’ve spent just about as much time thinking about “end-times” as the next person. That isn’t necessarily a bad thing, really. I’m sure it’s a very natural thing to wonder about and contemplate what the future holds for … Continue reading

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Is Being Good Good Enough?

Is being a good person good enough to earn eternal reward?  This is certainly an age old question for many of us.  What constitutes being deemed “good”?  What determines the threshold for being measured “good enough” for eternal reward (heaven), … Continue reading

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Changed Lives

One of the most compelling intangible evidences of God is how drastically lives have been changed because of Him. In the world today, there is ample evidence of changed lives through Jesus Christ. Statistical evidence has shown us over and … Continue reading

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The Value of Faith

As a parent, one of the most important things to me in my life is the trust my children have in me. When I make a decision that is in the best interest of my child, I want that action … Continue reading

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Why The Suffering?

How many times have you heard (or even thought, for that matter) the following: If there were a God, an all-powerful, all-knowing and all-loving God, why would He permit such suffering in the world? Seems odd that God would allow … Continue reading

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