A Theology of Alternative Endings (Part 1)

As a student of Philosophy, and an observer of the various ways others think and act, I mostly pay attention to two things: Coffee and Kierkegaard. The former is for obvious reasons, sometimes for taste but mostly for necessity. The latter because, well, he is the thinker I mostly attach my current faith-awakening to. It…

Noah & the News

Here we are. It is upon us…another earthquake, famine, pestilence, war, and possible upheaval of an entire economic system. Another group has declared war on a group it does not appreciate for existing. And the news has begun to raise the anxiety level of a country of fatalists. What is it we normally would conclude?…

50 Shades of Who Cares…

I have a little angst in my personality. Honestly, I don’t let it fly at every opportunity that the “snarky” presents itself, but I do find most of life amusing and even some of it quite absurd. Many of us feel as though the universe functions within a system of laws that never change. This…

Artificial Heart

I am only human. This is my problem. This is our problem. Or is it?   When I say the word “human,” what does this invoke in you? Does it make you excited and filled with wonder? Or does it make you contemplate on how fallen you are? Over the years the word “human” has…

How to (Not) Share the Gospel (2/2)

The Message What is the Gospel? If you venture out to your local christian bookstore you will discover volumes of books who’s titles proclaim to expound the “true” gospel. Endless titles abound from authors who seek to once again repackage the “law-court” scenario for another 200-pages, including some stories of how westerners are finding freedom…