Life would be much easier if people were all good or all evil, wouldn’t it? We could place people comfortably in one category or the other and respond to them accordingly. In the wake of the controversy surrounding Lance Armstrong, I am reminded of just how messy people (all people; you and me included) truly … Continue reading
Posted in October 2012 …
A Different Kind of Health and Wellness Gospel
How the Gospel Helped Me to Lose Weight and Live a Healthy Life On May 22nd, 2009 I reluctantly embarked on a journey. At my all-time highest weight of 294 lbs, my wife encouraged me to sign up for Weight Watchers (or WW as we abbreviate it) online with her. Basically, we would track our … Continue reading
FOR Christ or WITH Christ?
If life seemed too stressful, too complex, or too hard, I knew that a visit to Grandma would cure it. Life was simple for my Grandma. I never saw her drive. I never saw her cook. She could hardly see, hardly hear (unless I yelled in her ear), and spent most of her time sitting … Continue reading
Are Miracles Rational?
Before we jump into this question, we need to define miracles. In some ways, childbirth, the sun rising, and various other events in nature are “miraculous” in one sense or another. However, for the sake of this discussion, we want to define miracles as “an interference with Nature by supernatural power” (C.S. Lewis, Miracles). Or, … Continue reading