Out with the old…

It has been just a bit more than 10 years since I started blogging. I don't much like change, but after all that time my old blogging platform had become cranky and unreliable. So I threw out the BandAids and moved to WordPress. That move has allowed me to fix things that were broken, add some new ... Continue reading

Just give us a straight answer

Jesus never gives a straight answer. Tell us, his enemies demand, Are you the Christ? Frequently, He refuses to answer, and when He gives an answer, He says things like "You have said" and "You say that I am." Maddening. Jesus could have preemptively silenced a century and more of scholarly ... Continue reading

Faith thrives in America

Is there someone working the levers behind the curtain? Does God exist? According to the latest Pew Forum US Religious Landscape Survey, an ongoing examination of American religious beliefs and practices, 92% of us are betting on the existence of God or a "universal spirit." 7 in 10 are ... Continue reading

Joe Carter on certainty and doubt

Doubt is one of the greatest challenges to faith. We worship an unseen God, we live in the power of an unseen Spirit, we have been redeemed by a Jew who was executed and some say rose from the dead more than 2,000 years ago. And yet, despite the enormous challenges we finite creatures have in ... Continue reading