Category: Christianity

Drought

It is raining today. While Maryland appears to have recovered from its recent drought problems, we needed this recent rain. Over the last decade we seem to cycle between periods of really wet weather and several years of below average rain that have lead twice to drought conditions. Our lives go through similar cycles with…

Memory and Being Christian

A recent movie, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, examined the nature of love and memory and how, as the most recent memories that had destroyed their relationship disappeared, Joel Barish (Jim Carrey), now having only the earlier, better memories, found he was once again in love with Clementine Kruczynski (Kate Winslet), who was also…

Knowing God – 1

This is the first post in a series on the classic of evangelical spirituality Knowing God by J.I. Packer. Our church’s men’s Bible study is studying it on Saturday mornings. We cover one chapter a week and this is my sixth time through the book, fifth time as a study. For those interested, more information…

Christian Carnival XXV

The Christian Carnival is a weekly collection of posts submitted by various bloggers, which are written from a Christian perspective. Your author has two posts in this weeks Carnival. The 25th Christian Carnival has been hosted this week by Messy Christian. There are 27 separate contributers with three people submitting two entries, including yours truly.…

Science and God

The Probability of God, the book by Stephen D. Unwin, has resulted in a flurry of articles, both pro and con, on the utility of his argument. For examples of pro (Evangelical Outpost: Wagering a Life: Part 1 – Urwin and the Probability of God) and con (God’s Number Is Up by Michael Shermer at…