2.07 : 3 Ways to Deal with Gun Tragedy

2.07 : 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 […]

5 Proofs for the Soul

5 Reasons you are much more than your body

When my son died, I struggled thinking “God and Christanity–is this for real? Is this all a cosmic joke!”  I needed to have real evidence for my beliefs, otherwise they are empty and emotional poetry!  I looked for hard evidence, and what I found was just amazing!   “The hope of another life” wrote Will […]

009: How to know what is True in Religion? Part 2 of 2

Testing Truth in the Spiritual : An Interview with J. Warner Wallace on Evidence Part 2

How you know that what you believe is in fact true?  “Everyone has their own views of truth and of God!” That is a common mantra in our pluralistic and sophomoric views of the Good the True and the Beautiful.  But is it right?  Is there a path to follow, a way to get us […]

Faith vs Science

Wonderful Presentation on Science and Religion by Chris Oldfield

“When someone tells you there is no truth, they are telling you not to believe them.  So don’t!” This is just one of Chris Oldfield’s points, from Kings College London.   Is there any truth at all in religion comparable with truth in science? In this post, we can consider and rethink the connection between spiritually […]

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 […]

Speaking with the Devil

Panel Discussion with Marvel's Daredevil

“Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed.”  -GK Chesterton.  An amazing thing happened! I flew into New York last week to be on a panel discussion with some of the creators of Marvel’s hit Daredevil Netflix series.  It […]

Did God return to the crime scene?

God's Crime Scene: A review of J. Warrer Wallace's latest book

God’s Crime Scene, by Jim Warner Wallace is a fantastic and absolutely engaging book.  It is his sequel to his Cold Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels.  In this book, Wallace investigates the evidence for the existence of God using multiple sources in very creative ways. There are a few interviews […]

Don’t we all worship the same god?

The problem of worship in a world of religions

Do all religions worship the same God?  The answer to this question is in the definition of God or gods.  I remember working in O’Hare at American Airlines, when one passenger approached me wanting to travel to Liberia. We argued for a while because he would not give me his visa for this country, which […]

CS Lewis’s The Four Loves–a humble summary

The Four Loves This is a short book summary of CS Lewis’s classic, the Four Loves. The four loves come from the Greek who use four words to describe what we use one for. Storge: Affection Love Phileo: Friendship Love Eros: Romantic Love. Agape: Divine Love.  Storge Love: [The frosting on the cake] Affection is […]