Predestination and Free Will (Part II)

In my previous post, I promised to discuss how I believe Predestination and Free Will work together. Several chapters in my book, Solid Ground, ( "The Theological Fight of the Centuries," "Predestination and Free Will," and "Why Bad Things Happen to Good People" ) and another book titled UnReformed also presented this with more Bible…

Predestination and Free Will (Part I)

Recent comments on my blog have caused me to realize that a misunderstanding of how predestination and free will work together can be an impediment to belief. I hesitated to attempt to address this in my blog. It's a complicated subject, and Christians have been arguing (sometimes not very nicely) about it for centuries. In…

My Experience with the Police

Having been on the planet for a while, I've had the occasional experience with the police. Some of those experiences have been positive, some less so. I thought it might be instructive to describe some of those experiences and what I learned from them. The Breakdown While one my way home driving down the interstate,…

30-Second Reviews

Don't you love second hand stores? I picked up two books 30-Second Philosophies (edited by Barry Loewer) and 30-Second Economics (edited by Donald Marron) at a local Goodwill for only a couple of dollars. These books are being sold from a high of $30.00 to a low of $3.29 (plus shipping and handling), so they…

More Book Recommendations for Children

Some of my earliest blog posts (books for boys, books for girls, and books to read aloud) were my recommendations of what I consider some of the best books for children, especially if I felt those books were being forgotten as the latest Harry Potter or Rick Riordan book came out and pushed these excellent…

The Limits of Apologetics

In my last four posts (Answering the Unanswerable Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV), I answered questions (as best I could) from atheist Club Schadenfreude who commented on a previous post about Christianity, Atheism, and Morality. As I write this, not all of the posts have been posted yet, but Club Schadenfreude…