It’s the day after U.S. elections and the country seems stunned. The divisive campaigns are over (for now) and much work is in store for President-Elect Trump and elected officials across the nation. Evident is the genuine relief or incomprehensible tension that exists in the aftermath of it all. The tie that binds us as … More American’t
“Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”–John 20:27-29 Is seeing believing? Consider all the things you see everyday. Do you believe in them? That is somewhat of an odd way of understanding what is seen, isn’t it! Do you believe in the weather … More Is Seeing Believing?
Suppose a lawyer asks the accused a question in the court of law and that man responds, “That’s your truth.” Would the judge allow it? Is truth relative? Today it appears everywhere, the idea that truth can be particularly yours or uniquely my own. That how we see things differently, through personal perspectives, transcend any ultimate … More Idiom Idiocy: That’s Your Truth
What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul?–Matthew 16:26 A utilitarian is like an existentialist with a multiple personalities disorder, he believes his actions are ultimately good because they please himself. Of course this statement must be prefaced that there are indeed differentiating factors between utilitarianism … More What You Got in that Utility Belt?
There’s something about egos that leave a person blown away, impressed, and others downright annoyed. The slightest notion of superiority can get our blood boiling. The polarizing expression of a bold belief does conjure mixed emotions. That’s a given. But here’s the rub, are bold beliefs dismissible if you don’t like the messenger? Christians, and anyone with … More I’m Better Than You