John Piper and the Supermarket of Theology

I have been very encouraged reading The Pleasures of God by John Piper.  I came across a great quote today about dealing with controversy over the truth. “Are there any significant biblical teachings that have not been controversial?  I cannot think of even one, let alone the number we all need […]

A Desire to Know or a Desire to Think I Know? (Part 2 of 2)

Solution In the previous post, A Desire to Know or a Desire to Think I Know?  (Part 1 of 2), I presented the problem that I will now try to solve.  Solve is too strong a word for what follows.  Perhaps it is an evolving solution or, rather, some suggestions […]

A Desire to Know or a Desire to Think I Know? (Part 1 of 2)

Link to Part 2. A Problem I was considering buying a hardback copy of City of God by Augustine on Amazon.com and my eyes glanced down to the reviews section.  A semi-well-known atheist blogger wrote an eloquent review of the book; explaining why Augustine just isn’t worth reading.  One of […]

Grace to You – Colossians 1:1-2

Colossians 1:1-2 – Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae:  Grace to you and peace from God our Father. Colossians 2:1 seems to indicate that the apostle Paul wrote this letter to […]

Sawing Lessons: Kierkegaard’s Concluding Unscientific Postscript

Sawing Lessons “In the great forests of North Dakota, there lived a rough old sawyer named Dawkins.  In his early years, Dawkins dominated the region with his woodcutting abilities; able to produce as much sawn wood as any ten sawyers in the region combined.  As he grew older, he took […]

Christ the Word

The first 18 verses of the Gospel of John teach me something every time I study them.  They have so many facets and they communicate so much truth.  I was always taught that the Word in this passage is Jesus Christ.  Therefore, I always substituted “Word” for “Jesus Christ” whenever […]