A Review of Game of Thrones – From a Christian Who Has Actually Seen It

** Potential Spoilers from Game of Thrones Season 6 Ahead** Today is July 15, 2017, and in one day Season 7 of Game of Thrones will premiere. And you know what that means... All the religious zealots will come out of the woodwork and condemn Game of Thrones as worldly trash that should never be [...]

The Current Christian Climate and the Dating Game

As a Christian single, I (a man) am fully aware of the struggles Christians have in the dating game. It is hard. It is not easy. And I think everyone would agree that it is not all that fun. One of the reasons for the dating game being so difficult is because of the climate [...]

Justice vs. Mercy: A Test To Find the True God

In my last post, I detailed how we find substantial differences between religions. Primarily, we distinguish one religion from another with regard to how sinners are made right with God. In fact, most religions are very similar, in that they almost always understand the nature of God as being the infinite creator of the universe [...]

The Blind Men and an Elephant: True Religion

Over the past few months, I have been attending a mosque once a week with some Christian brothers of mine. The purpose of this is multifaceted, and one of the reasons is to grow in the knowledge of the religion of Islam. From what I have learned, the God of Islam, Allah, is very similar to the [...]

Pop-Christianity and the Problem of Evil

Pop-Christianity gets on my nerves, and one of its biggest transgressions is its defense of God in the problem of evil. Many of you have probably seen the movie God's Not Dead. In it we find the story of a college student defending the Christian faith before an atheistic philosophy professor. Eventually the problem of evil comes [...]

Presidential Heart – Trump or Clinton?

America votes inappropriately. Most people when considering for whom to vote look at a candidate's position. What would the candidate do in office? This is incorrect thinking. Many philosophers and theologians have agreed that we do that which our hearts tell us to do. If we introspect, we will find that this is true. Why do [...]

Christians and Four-Letter Words (1 Corinthians 9:19-23)

I didn't grow up in a Christian home, and, quite frankly, I think it has allowed me to become a better Christian. My mom swears like a sailor. I can remember eating at the dinner table with her spouting off this word and that. If it weren't for my dad, who hates swearing, I would have [...]