0207: 3 Ways to Deal with Gun Tragedy

0207: Podcast on Mass Shootings, Suffering and God's Sovergnity

There have been 307 mass shootings in the US so far in 2017* Where is God in all of this? How can he allow this suffering? How should the faithful face these tragedies?   In this podcast, we address this issue head on! In all of this remember that God walks with you in your […]

201: Three ways to see beyond your despair to ultimate wonder!

Season 2.0 Episode 1

“I hate my life.  I wish I was dead.  My life is a big fat lie!  I feel so lost and empty– a fake.   No one cares and I am tired of pretending that I am someone I am not.  I am suffocating.”  These are the honest thoughts I had many years ago.  But […]

011: Story of Reality Part 2 : How the World Began, How It Ends, And Everything Important That Happens In Between

Interview with Greg Koukl 2 of 2

The truth hurts, not as much as jumping on a bike without a seat but it hurts!  This week we continue our search for truth in religion. In this podcast I have the honor of an interview with one of my heroes, Gregory Koukl! He is the author of the new book the  Story of Reality : How […]

010: Story of Reality Part 1 : How the World Began, How It Ends, And Everything Important That Happens In Between

Interview with Greg Koukl 1 of 2

The truth hurts, not as much as jumping on a bike without a seat but it hurts!  This week we continue our search for truth in religion. This podcast I have an the honor of an interview one of my heroes, Gregory Koukl! He is the author of the new book the  Story of Reality : How the […]

10 Simple Rules to get the most out of your Biblical Study

Principles that have helped me to interpret the Bible

“How can you Christians pick and choose what you want from the Bible? How can you know what the Bible says from what you want it to say? In this post I will share 10 simple ways to interpret the Bible that are not simplistic. In fact famous atheist Sam Harris in his book, The […]

OneStory Conference:

The Mythology and Theology of Superheroes

“The mythology/theology of Superheroes”  I will have the privilege of speaking at an upcoming conference in the Chicago land area, on that topic! Solid Reasons’ OneStory:Gospel, Purpose, Reality Conference My talk will be on the “Theology of Daredevil, Batman and the X-Men: Effective Principles to Successfully Connect with a Secular Society with the Mythology of SuperHeroes” It […]

What you did not know about your soul

Two views of the origin of the soul

In the Harry Potter series, the Dementors drain the body of its soul.  But what is the soul and how did we get one?  Or are we one?  One day I asked my cobbler, “How is your soul?” and he said “You mean my sole”?  We got a good laugh. But how can we measure how […]

Absolute Evil

Is there such a thing as an objective evil?

Is there such a thing as real evil? ISIS is beheading children of families who do not convert to their version of Islam.  If that is not evil, I don’t know what is. There is objective evil in our world.  Anyone who denies it either is amoral, defective mentally or too academic for their own good. […]

Don’t Evangelize…

Have you ever been confronted by a sales person who wanted to sell you something you don’t want, with money you don’t have, to impress people you don’t know? I was in Bucharest, Romania for an Apologetics Conference I was speaking at, when I stopped to ask directions of a sales lady.   She, noticing my […]

Pleasure is good, ethical and unavoidable

“You should seek the good in itself” or “do the right thing, because it is the right thing to do” is one of the most absurd notions and mantras in philosophy. It is an unavoidable fact of nature to seek pleasure and avoid pain.  It is not immoral to seek your own good and joy and […]