Science

Faith Is Reasonable

Faith Is Reasonable

This post is for all of us who have struggled with the “faith vs. science” conundrum. I do not profess to be a Steven Pinker, a scientist, theologian, philosopher, or great thinker. I am just a guy. But for over twenty years I’ve read and studied experts on the three...
Irrational Belief Trumps Reason in an Unlikely Source

Irrational Belief Trumps Reason in an Unlikely Source

Bill Gates calls Steven Pinker’s new book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress, “My new favorite book of all time.” Pinker’s work is a 453 page, incredibly well researched tour de force on every aspect of life across the globe since...
Amazing Love that Healed a Wretch Like Me

Amazing Love that Healed a Wretch Like Me

We are blessed to have five grown children who, with their spouses, shine brightly–first as people, and then in the areas where they have focused their gifts and talents. Our oldest son, Parker, is a doctor in Austin, and he has written a moving opinion piece in...
The Creator and His Creation This Christmas

The Creator and His Creation This Christmas

Today we celebrate the most important event in history—the incarnation of the Creator of the universe as a human being; as one of us, experiencing what we experience. 1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in...
Should I Model Jesus or Darwin?

Should I Model Jesus or Darwin?

As many of you know, I recently spent several days in London with a group of wonderful Believers who are originally from Nigeria, at an event for Joshua’s Army.  We were joined by a pastor from Lagos, Nigeria, and by a pastor in the Nigerian community in London,...
The Origin of Life and Evolution

The Origin of Life and Evolution

I want to take a break from current events and look again at two important and potentially divisive subjects: The Origin of Life, and Darwinian MacroEvolution. A recent discussion with an old and dear friend required me to summarize my beliefs on these issues, which...