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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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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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Joplin Trip Aftermath

Now that we’re back I wanted to give one final update on the trip and disaster response itself. While I think everybody would agree that we made a difference, there are areas for improvement. It…Continue readingJoplin Trip Aftermath

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Inside the PhD Program

Somehow I managed to sleep for twelve hours last night. I thought I’d take a “short nap” at around 8 PM, and basically ended up waking at 8 AM this morning. Huh. Oh, also it’s…Continue readingInside the PhD Program

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Heaven is Socialist

It might ruffle some feathers, but the more I think about it, the less I understand how a “Christian Right” can exist in politics without serious cognitive dissonance. In the all the seething furor against…Continue readingHeaven is Socialist