Learning to Discover Design Part 3 Sept. 26 2017 We have been looking at multiple pieces of evidence that display the marvelous and intricate workings of the creator of the cosmos. Design characteristics are present in every area of human discovery. However, many skeptics will admonish us that Intelligent Design is not Scientific in nature, therefore the entire discip...Keep Reading
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Much of this post comes from the book titled Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane Ortland. What is the meaning of everything? What is the telos, the aim, the macro reason and goal for our small, ordinary lives? We are on solid footing, both biblically and historically, if we answer: “To glorify God.”...
I have been doing some research on times of revival and renewal. Historically, it is interesting to me how God has set certain times in history where the power of the Holy Spirit is on display in a very dynamic way. The methodology has varied from time to time, however, there are some common denominators in many of these movements....
In last week’s post, we talked about the synergistic effect of the multiple examples of fine tuning building an astounding case for a designed universe. After the post, I searched the internet for some atheistic refutation of this case and actually found one. Their arguments are weak and hollow. For today I would like to reveal some of their points and show their impotence....
Learning how to Discover Design Part 2 Sept 22,2017 In last week's entry we looked at the process of developing a mindset that is willing to look at the potential for design in the things that we see around us, rather than attributing everything as the product of chance, natural selection or necessity. Once you become willing to consider this, you will see a wide vista...Keep Reading
Strong and Courageous Blog Sept.15,2017 Learning how to Discover Design. In our current postmodern culture there is a strong movement away from looking at things with the idea that they are designed. Particularly when thinking about origins of life or about how our natural environment came to be as we now see it. Students will study at great lengths, the vast complexity...Keep Reading
Holy Smoke Strong and Courageous blog Sept 8,2017 With our atmosphere recently inundated with smoke from all of the wildfires around the state, it has created an environment of melancholy that seems difficult to shake off. They sky has lost its transparency and both the Sun and Moon have an eerie glow of red. An apocalypse in the making? ...Nah! Even though times a...Keep Reading
Strong Courageous Blog Post 2 August 11,2017 Goo Man? Then God said, "Let usmakemaninourimage, afterourlikeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth." Gen. 1:26 (ESV) One of the main points that we talked about at t...Keep Reading
Strong and Courageous September 1, 2017 Our Faith is not Blind There are 2 different kinds of revelation concerning the nature and character of God. General revelation focuses on aspects of God 's creative aspects, of Him being the creator of the Universe and all that is contained within it. Special revelation is different in that it deals particularly with the writin...Keep Reading