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More on Beth Moore

A few months ago, I began writing a piece on the teachings of Beth Moore. The fine writers at CT were working on a similar project which became a recent cover story and companion article. There is much to be said about Beth’s influence in the Church that I believe male and female leaders need . . . . Continue Reading »

… And Otherwise Decent Folks

When I go and stick my neck out on evolution and liberal blogs not only are the attacks fierce, but so also are the irrational remarks and even censorship that pervade conversation that might otherwise be pleasant. These folks seem generally decent but often have a difficult time carrying on a . . . . Continue Reading »

Wilberforce and Discipleship of the Mind

As an example for Christians who seek profound impact on their culture, few leaders equal William Wilberforce (1759-1833). A British politician converted to Christ in his mid-20s, he devoted the rest of his life to two grand passions, the more famous of which (especially since Michael Apted’s . . . . Continue Reading »

The Analogy of Faith

Hebrews 11:1-6 is probably my favorite short passage in the NT.Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the men of old gained approval.By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of . . . . Continue Reading »

Book Preview: What Darwin Got Wrong

Book PreviewWhat Darwin Got WrongBy Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-PalmariniThe premise of the book is a simple one: Natural selection does not work. As it come to be a functional system it found its practical incarnation in the efforts of B. F. Skinner. But the failings of Skinner’s system . . . . Continue Reading »

On Knowing Your Interpretive Methods

We begin with the axiom that all things are interpreted. We interpret the world around us according to our personal framework — our world view and our presumed method(s) for arriving at an accurate conclusion. We may learn these frameworks from others and subsequently tailor them as needed to . . . . Continue Reading »

Defining Science and Resolving Issues

IntroductionA controversial matter in the recent discussion thread of the Noetic Noah discourse is the nature of science. Once that term is understood, along with its various ramifications, then one will be better able to understand both laboratory studies and evolution, and even the source for . . . . Continue Reading »

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