What is the difference between self-confidence and pride?

What is the difference between self-confidence and pride?

Theologically what is the difference between self-confidence and pride? Self-confidence God does gift individuals. And it is good to acknowledge that truth. The manager in Jesus’ parable that invested his talents and earned a good return for the owner had to have a type of confidence (Matt. 25:14-30). Further, God created us as a “work […]

Alex Rivas

New Author: Alex Rivas

We’re excited to announce that Alex Rivas will be joining as one of the authors. We look forward to hearing his heart and learning from him. Alex Rivas Alex is a city kid from Chicago who is seeking out God in new places. He became a believer at the age of 16 and is a […]

Suffering?

Suffering? What does Buddhism say about it?

Suffering? What does Buddhism say say about it? Why does it happen and what hope is there in the midst of it? How should we respond to the reality of suffering? Why does suffering happen? Why does suffering happen? What hope do we have in the midst of suffering? And what do the major views […]

Does science disprove miracles?

Does science disprove miracles?

Are miracles possible? Does science disprove miracles?   We must first ask, ‘What even is a miracle?’ We must also consider our assumptions as we ask the question. Then we’ll be in a better position to consider miracles. . What is a Miracle? David Hume, a skeptic philosopher believed a miracle is a violation and […]

Can an outside hand reach into the fishbowl of our universe?

Can an outside hand reach into the fishbowl of our universe?

Can an outside hand reach into the fishbowl of our universe? Newton, a scientist that also happened to be a fish, was a keen observer of the ecology of the fishbowl. He was surprised to observe regular patterns in his fish universe. But he did.  For example, Newton observes that food daily falls upon the […]

Do you have to have a certain view about creation to be a Christian?

Do you have to have a certain view about creation to be a Christian?

Do you have to have a certain view about creation to be a Christian? Christians believe that when understood correctly there will ultimately be harmony between God’s word the Bible and His world because He is the author of both.[1] Christians don’t believe that there is a contradiction between Christianity and the way creation was carried […]

Doesn’t science show that the scriptures are stupid and inaccurate? 

Doesn’t science show that the scriptures are stupid and inaccurate? 

Doesn’t science show that the scriptures are stupid and inaccurate? Scripture is in line with science in various important ways. Science has found Scripture to be correct in various regards way before its time. The Bible is not a scientific textbook. Yet it is accurate scientifically. That is, it concurs with all sorts of scientific […]

Science?

What explains the possibility of science?

Where did the idea or faith in an ordered world—a controlled rather than a chaotic cosmos—come from? Is this view just the view humans have always had? Is it the default view of humans? What explains the possibility of science? One author has said that “the emergence of science is a more extraordinary event than […]

How should Christians think about gender? 

How should Christians think about gender?

How should Christians think about gender? How should Christians think about gender? This is an important and controversial topic. This is merely one post but hopefully the beginning of a grace-filled, loving, and humble pursuit of the truth. We won’t be able to cover everything here but I hope this will be a good first […]

Humans?

What are humans?

What are humans? Are we mere mammals, slightly more evolved than monkeys? Are we ourselves divine, known or unknowingly gods ourselves? Or are we made to know and reflect the Creator God? Are humans nothing more than evolved hydrogen? The chance outcome of random processes with no significance? Do humans have spirits that go beyond […]

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