Naturalistic evolution teaches that our sense of morality evolved

Naturalistic evolution teaches that our sense of morality evolved

Imagine I gave you a pill that made you feel morally obligated to give me money… Kinda random but hear me out. After the pill wore off, what would you think of your moral conviction to give me money? Would you regret it? Question it? Probably both. That’s what moral conviction is if we’re simply […]

Chasm of Being a Latino Christian

The Chasm of Being a Latino Christian

Why am I Latino? There have been many moments in my life where I have wondered, “Lord, why am I Latino?” Maybe it is not a common question, but for me, it made the difference in me understanding the core of who I am and who I should be. I have wondered. I have waited […]

How to Die Well

How to Die Well

We are all going to die. But that does not mean that we are all going to die well. If we are going to die well, first we must remember death (memento mori).[1] Second, we must look to and learn from Jesus. Jesus, as the perfect Son of God, lived and died well. We’d be […]

Somewhat Random Reflections on Knowledge

Somewhat Random Reflections on Knowledge

Here’s some somewhat random reflections on knowledge if you’re interested… How Can We Know Anything at All? Wow. That is a super big question. And it’s a question that some people are not asking at all. That’s problematic. And in some ways ignorant. However, others are asking that question but they’re asking it in a […]

Laser Beam Focus on Jesus

Laser Beam Focus on Jesus (not distracting speculation)

The world that we live in is riddled with evil. It’s full of foul and wicked plots. There are many theories and conspiracy theories that tell stories about this world that we live in. Many of these tales are attention-grabbing and even deeply disturbing. How should we respond? God tells us how we should respond. […]

The Bible on the Shortness of Life

The Bible on the Shortness of Life

What does the Bible say about the length of our days? It says are days are short. Here’s the Bible on the shortness of life: Job 8:9 “For we are but of yesterday and know nothing, for our days on earth are a shadow.” Psalm 39:4-5 “O Lord, make me know my end and what is the measure […]

What explains the contradiction of humanity?

What explains the contradiction of humanity?

What explains the contradiction of humanity? Hospitals and especially children’s hospitals are a testimony to the beauty and brokenness of our world. Humanity is capable of amazing feats structurally and scientifically. We build edifices and index illnesses. . We build this collectively in community. Because we are mightier together. That’s the purposive power of politics […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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