If there is a God, why do so many bad things happen? Is God really everything we want to think he is...or is he something altogether different? More specifically, is there a "dark side" to the God of the Bible? The concept of the "dark side" of George Lucas' "Force" in Star Wars is compelling in … Continue reading DOES GOD HAVE A DARK SIDE?
Tag: Suffering and Faith
It seems to me that pronouncements from evolutionists always provide more questions than answers. Here's just one more of those pronouncements... According to a BBC news report* the regular use of caesarian sections in birth is affecting human evolution: "Women with a very narrow pelvis would not have survived birth 100 years ago. They do now and pass … Continue reading PERPETUAL CHANGE: YES, OR NO?
Sometimes life isn't so wonderful. Sometimes life stinks. Sometimes it seems that if there is a God, he must have gone away on a long journey to some distant part of the universe, and doesn't realize or care what a mess you're in and how terrible you feel... Those Christians who are "super-spiritual" will be … Continue reading WHEN LIFE STINKS…
I need to apologize to anyone anxiously awaiting my fourth acronym, because there’s little in it that I can share with you: it’s highly personal. But perhaps that’s the point of this post anyway... This series of posts outlines “step 3” of my own personal defense strategy. Steps 1 and 2 are the most important … Continue reading A SPIRITUAL DEFENSE STRATEGY: ACRONYM 4 IS CLASSIFIED!
All of us who are people of faith have times of testing, do we not? It’s for such times that we need a spiritual “defense strategy” ready. Also we're called upon to "always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have” (1 Peter 3:15). Faith does not … Continue reading A SPIRITUAL DEFENSE STRATEGY