Are You Really Free? Think Again! 8 Ways to Address the lack of Free Speech

Christanophobia, limited expression and speaking the truth in love

It is amazing that 40% of our younger generation (Millennials) are against free-speech. And it is not even allowed on my campus, as my own colleagues have tried to shut down a long-standing debate series I moderate. This article offers some hope and practical steps on how to deal with limited-free speech. We just passed […]

0206: Key to Happiness. Its not what you think!!

Let your agony become your ecstasy

What is the Key to Happiness?  What is the one thing we all need to be content and at peace?  Is there such a thing?  Yes and No.  In this podcast, I will cover 5 major areas that can contribute to helping us get closer and closer to this elusive happiness. In this podcast, I […]

0205: No! Good People do not make it to Heaven!

Yes God does use suffering to make us powerful--but not how we think he should

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson says that “Faith Helped My Depression”  He wrote that “You’re not the first to go through it; you’re not going to be the last to go through it. And oftentimes — it happens — you just feel like you’re alone. You feel like it’s only you. You’re in your bubble,” he said. […]

004: Science vs God– Are we all here by Chance?

Science vs religion and the paradoxes of naturalism

Something radical happened to me when I was 16 years old at Argo High School. My science teacher, Ms Moon began to talk about human evolution, she talked about, in so many words how we human beings, like other forms of life, have developed from aboriginal unicellular life by way of such mechanisms as natural […]

You Cannot Teach Ethics

The impact of relativism on moral education

Can  we really teach ethics ?    We can ask it a different way, “can we make bad people good by teaching them about moral conduct or moral theories?” There are many such organizations that try to do just that.  Many focus on building character with virtues like trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship. – See […]

What is Truth?–Philosophy Lecture

What is truth?  What is really true in life?  How does one make sense of this in light of competing theories on truth? What is truth audio file Audio File with my lecture on Truth is here This is a philosophy lecture I gave at Olive-Harvey in Chicago on Sept 9, 2013. Your comments are welcome […]

The Opposite of Love is not Hate

What is the opposite of love? It is not hate, but something far worse. Peter Kreeft wrote The opposite of love is not hate, it is indifference.  For we can love and hate the same person at the same time, but we cannot love and be indifferent to the same person at the same time.  […]

What about the Bible Contradictions?

Yes the Bible has many problems in it, how should a faithful Christian scholar honestly address these issues? This is a lecture on the Reliability of the Bible at Logos Church. It starts at 1:16 Your thoughts/questions/criticisms are welcome.