New Year’s Resolutions: Needed Resolve or New Law?

I was in a goofy mood. It was 11:45pm on New Year’s Eve and Steph (my wife) was sitting on the couch with me. “Do you have any New Year’s resolutions?” She asked. Then, as I sometimes do while in a goofy, contrarian mood, I responded much too quickly and much too confidently, “I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions.”

Despite the immediate enlarging of Steph’s eyes and the knowledge that I had unwittingly gotten myself into a losing debate, I decided not to back off my off-the-cuff, pseudo-moralistic stance. Hey, my pride was at stake. So I began to give reasons why I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. Read more of this post

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What If Hitler is in Heaven?: Finding Faith at the Eleventh Hour

According to Bullock, Hitler was an opportunis...

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My friend Ryan sent me an interesting email the other day that got me thinking. He asked a question about ‘last minute conversions’ and wondered why Christians get so bent out of shape thinking that someone may have lived a life incredibly far from God and yet be saved at the last possible second of their life.

If you think it is a petty and prideful position…you may be right.  But before you cast judgment on the Christians who judge these conversions as insincere, double-dealing, or unjust, consider the classic WWII dilemma: Read more of this post

Christian Walmart and the Paradox of Choice

I am sitting here in Starbucks with some of my favorite baristas when I hear Jennifer say (mocking a drive through customer) “Aaaaahh…too many choices!”  It’s a common phenomenon apparently: people flustered in the drive through because of the myriad of coffee options presented to them.

Have you ever noticed Read more of this post