An Evangelical Perspective

Theology, Science, Ethics,

plus a little woodworking and photography just for the fun of it

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Announcements

New Book Announcement

Coming in Spring 2018 is my first publication, tentatively entitled "The Myth of Scientific Certainty, an Apologetic Regarding Scientific Structures." It is an exploration into the structure of scientific theories, the structure and arguments of various scientists,...

Book Review

Christianity & Society

Who Can You Trust?

If a question is easy to answer perhaps we’re asking the wrong question. Sometimes we need to distrust even ourselves. We must ask ourselves serious questions and challenging about our fidelity to the truth. Perhaps it’s time we step back and re-evaluate what we believe and especially what we say.

Being Evangelical — It Is Us

We who are historically evangelical know what sound doctrine is. These are the theological points that define who we are. Some will state these points in terms of Reformation creeds coupled with the church fathers. The Solas, that is, plus the deity of Christ, the...

Ethics

The Question of Morality Without God

This inquiry begins with a question: Does natural law bear moral authority? Is it possible to find in the nature of things created any sort of moral imperative that would bring about human flourishing? The answer seems both simple and complicated. This post is will...

Who Speaks for Ferguson?

So many voices, so little unity.  So here I am, another old (well, older anyway) white guy talking about things in the black community.  Still, I think there are higher goals to consider. It of course did not take long until Al Sharpton arrived in Ferguson.  One can...

Crafts

A WordPress CSS image sizing trick NOT

Here's a simple goal: Resize the Wordpress post feature image WITHOUT having to go to the bother of creating a child theme OR modifying functions.php. It can be done. You'll want to do this to control the size of the feature image when it shows at the top of your...

Nobody Likes Tear-out

You know -- those unsightly edges that make an otherwise nice piece of work look like something amateurish. Edges are everything. They are the appearance. Anyone can do a smooth surface. But fitting flush, perfect edges -- that's a little more work. (It's where I'm...

Theology

Disgracing God and Being Called (part 3)

In this third and final section I want to cover the question of the disgraced calling and the mistaken calling. The problem of disgraced callings is more common than we might think. Pastors and leaders sin. There is a way of dealing with sin. But what happens when the...

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Apologetics

Education

On Frameworks of Scientific Inquiry

Philosophy of science, like any other area, struggles with both method and framework. The methods side of the equation is most familiar to us. These are the questions of how theories are best constructed. That is where I have spent most of my time. The challenges are...

Ministry

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Politics

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Science

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