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Fantastic Post on How Genesis != Science

A Worshipping Evolutionist? Science doesn’t have to be scary. In fact, I’ve found that when I finally let Genesis be what is (a beautifully meaningful poem) and science what it is (science), it can all…Continue readingFantastic Post on How Genesis != Science

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Repressive Conservatism

Throughout history, conservative groups have ascribed to a particularly irksome idea: If they do not want to do something, nobody else should be able to do it either. Thus, conservatives attempt to use the state…Continue readingRepressive Conservatism

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Why Do We Hate Government?

I don’t understand the anti-government sentiment that has been so pervasive in certain circles. The basis of a representative government is not an inherited organization that seeks to oppress or control the people. Rather, it…Continue readingWhy Do We Hate Government?

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We Do, But We Aren’t: A critical examination of sex independent of marriage

The Christian community is rife with warnings about people having sexual relationships outside of the marriage commitment, a practice typically referred to as premarital sex. Abstinence is considered to be worth whatever hardship it incurs…Continue readingWe Do, But We Aren’t: A critical examination of sex independent of marriage

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Jesus. All?

Recently, Loma Linda University used the slogan “Jesus. All.” to brand a series of worship services. Apparently it’s also the headline of a reform-type movement within the Seventh-Day Adventist church. It’s one of those phrases…Continue readingJesus. All?

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Finding the Right Path

God’s way is the right way because if he exists, he exists outside the world and can see the shape of things. God’s way is the right way because that is the way the world…Continue readingFinding the Right Path

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Exfoliating My Faith

I have been thinking, with some trepidation, about writing this for a while now. My friend wisely pointed out that if I feel like it requires “working up the nerve to do” it’s probably a good…Continue readingExfoliating My Faith

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Residential Recycling

Back before caring about the environment was a fad, my family was recycling. Perhaps because it’s one of the few words you can rhyme with “Michael,” taking care of cans, jars, and various other recyclable…Continue readingResidential Recycling