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A Gorilla, a Lizard, and Our Longing for Cosmic Justice

Last weekend I experienced the joyful cognitive dissonance of returning to a movie theater. It's one of the simple pleasures I miss from our days before the global pandemic. I brought my twin sons to see the King Kong vs. Godzilla pic. It was what we expected: minimal plot, maximum effects, and epic battles. It's the biggest box office hit…...

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

  Here's Your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, & videos I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview. Join me on the first & third Friday every month as I discuss topics from the post with Carmen LaBerge on My Faith Radio around 7:40AM (EST).     ⊕  A Gorilla, a Lizard, and…...

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Mere Creation (Part Two)

This is the second part of my lecture "Mere Creation." I begin with basic elements that are explicit in Genesis 1-2 and then give an overview of some of the various theories of organizing and interpreting creation passages in the Bible. ...

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Mere Creation (Part One)

I recorded my theology lecture this morning for a later section of the same course. The lecture is "Mere Creation," and I was able to record over half of it. I'll record the other half on Thursday. Hope it's helpful. ...

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

  Here's Your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, & videos I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview. Join me on the first & third Friday every month as I discuss topics from the post with Carmen LaBerge on My Faith Radio around 7:40AM (EST).     ⊕  Here's the Church, Where's the People?…...

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The First Christian Creed

How did the first disciples of Jesus talk about the resurrection? There's a rather clear answer to that question that has strong support from even atheist scholars for its development within a short time after the first Easter Sunday. The Apostle Paul uses the terms of "delivered" and "received" as kind of first century quotation marks to show he is…...

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Here’s the Church. Where’s the People?

A recent Gallup poll reveals a sobering reality, those who belong to a religious community are no longer the majority in North America. Gallup points out that this is part of an eight year trend of increases in those who no longer affiliate with a particular religious group.  Though this is not surprising given the steady growth of the group…...

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Three Reasons I Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus

Some people take an interesting route to get in line behind Jesus. In his book The Rage Against Faith: How Atheism Led Me to Faith, Peter Hitchens, brother of famed atheist Christopher Hitchens, describes his journey to Christian belief. Like his brother, Peter became an atheist as a young man. But unlike Christopher, Peter came back to Christ. Not long…...

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