Contemplations

Time Travel with God

Clock Faces
In "God the Multitasker", I pondered how God is able to simultaneously deal with every aspect of our universe and each one of us individually. I compared God's multitasking ability with that of computers and our brains. When I consider the simplicity of those concepts my faith is strengthened. I'd like to think that perhaps your's was too. Today I'm...

Finding the Kingdom of God

Is the Kingdom of God a place in Heaven, or is it to be established here on Earth sometime in the future? Is it possible to find the Kingdom of God during our lifetime and somehow gain entry? Must we wait until we die? During our time on Earth, are we rehearsing and learning for our eventual arrival in...

Our Climb from the Slime

slime
Let's pretend for a minute that the theory of evolution is a scientifically proven fact. Let's pretend that evolutionary theory is the fruit of scientific method as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary, i.e., "...consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses."  You know what I mean, actually based on empirical or...

Does God Really Love Me?

for god so loved the world
Some would argue that, given all the suffering in this world, God couldn’t possibly love us. And I think we might agree that there are days when God’s love indeed seems quite remote. Does he really love us as the church proclaims? The Bible teaches that God loves us. The apostle John makes it very...

The Power of Yummy

I remember the day I found out that I wasn't skinny any more. I was walking down the street with my good friend and colleague Doug, complaining about my knees or breathlessness or something when he remarked, "Well, you're a hefty guy, Steve." A hefty guy? Who's a hefty guy? Me? No way pal. I'm skinny. I didn't...

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