Revenge

The Old Testament character, Samson, is a lesson in two overriding biblical principles. (His story is recorded in Judges 14-16) 1) We can waste our life if we want to. However,... 2) With God, it’s never too late to ‘come home’.  (Samson is among those listed in the ‘Hall of Faith’ in Hebrews 11.) Threaded … Continue reading Revenge

Christian Theology: What is it, exactly?

What is Christian theology? "Theology" simply means "the study of God." While some are vocational theologians, all Christians are theologians.  Paul's instructions to Timothy (and us) were a command, not a suggestion: Study and do your best to present yourself to God approved, a worker who has no reason to be ashamed, accurately handling and … Continue reading Christian Theology: What is it, exactly?

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?