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Why does God allow trials?

This month, we get to study James’ letter to Jewish Christians who were living in gentile communities. He wrote his letter before A.D. 50, and he used it to expose hypocrisy and to promote right behavior in life before God. 2,715 more words

Thoughts

WE ARE PILGRIMS, TOO

Since Monday I’ve been focusing on the lessons we might learn from the Pilgrim story. I thought it fitting to save the most important one—or what I think is the most important—for Thanksgiving Day itself. 632 more words

The Pilgrims And The First Thanksgiving

Felix Culpa - Happy Fall (A Story)

Ann has been on a decades-long search for an answer to the problem of evil and suffering. Even after she had struck upon a Theodicy, her challenges had only just begun. 86 more words

Theology

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