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The First Day...

Here in good ol’ Polk County, FL the kids started public school yesterday, and for the first time I experienced this day on the parenting side of the aisle. 911 more words

Christian Experience

Here is love

So much of contemporary culture presents love as the panacea that banishes all suffering and disappointment.  Think of John Lennon, “All you need is love”, or the Hollywood rom com where guy meets girl, whereupon breakup, betrayal, even a minor tragedy will ensue, but all will be magically made better in the final few moments when the two leads embrace and the credits roll.   440 more words

Christ

PROBLEM OF PAIN Streaming Two New Tracks

Michigan blackened hardcore duo Problem of Pain have released two new tracks from their forthcoming album, Burn What My Hands Wrought, which is due out on July 29 via Blood & Ink Records. 45 more words

News

The Argument Against God from the Existence of Atheism

I recently came across an argument which attempts to prove that God does not exist. It’s interesting for two reasons:

  1. It’s not the standard dodge of saying that the burden of proof is on others, as if all of life is a debate, rather than the burden of investigation being on all rational people to find out what is actually true of the world.
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Philosophy

Why Does a Good and Powerful God Allow Suffering?

It’s one of the oldest questions in the world. And maybe the hardest: How can a completely good and powerful God allow suffering?

The question ranks among the handful that truly matter. 574 more words

Annie Dillard's God

I read Pilgrim at Tinker Creek about ten years after it was published and wished I had read it earlier. She was one of few writers I felt an immediate connection with. 1,630 more words