Christian ‘De-conversions’

What do you make of someone who says, “I used to be a Christian. But I’m not anymore.” De-conversions have become trendy in recent years with celebrities making headlines when they publicly “abandon the faith,” being celebrated by some while being vilified by others. Christian celebrities like Joshua Harris, Kevin Max, Bart Campolo, and Jon … Continue reading Christian ‘De-conversions’

How I Survived the Worst Day of my Life – one last thing…

For brevity, I did not include the following in How I Survived the Worst Day of my Life.  But, I believe it bears sharing because it provides greater theological context to how I - and my family - survived. As I was listening to the voice of Jesus that day assuring me of his presence … Continue reading How I Survived the Worst Day of my Life – one last thing…

What do the ‘Other Guys’ have to say?

You've, no doubt, heard (whether you've wanted to, or not) of the leaders of contemporary atheistic thought.  They spend their time assaulting any and all claims of the Christian faith - and have sold millions of books doing so.  They're loud and, as such, receive the lion's share of media attention.  But, what do the … Continue reading What do the ‘Other Guys’ have to say?

Are we Bodies or Souls?

Emeritus professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion, Richard Swinburne, brings to us the following thought, arguing for the fact that human consciousness is separate from mere brain activity: When scientific advances enable neuroscientists to transplant a part of a brain into a new body (think: Frankenstein), does the person's personality/self from whom the … Continue reading Are we Bodies or Souls?