Posted in August 2012

People Do Change Their Minds

People Do Change Their Minds

Recently I was reading an article by Richard A. Muller called “The Conversion of a Climate-Change Skeptic” in the NY Times. Muller is a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, and is the author of “Energy for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines.” Muller begins by saying: Three years ago I … Continue reading

Stop Comparing Religions

Stop Comparing Religions

I had the chance to teach adult Sunday School this past weekend as we worked our way through Brian McLaren’s A New Kind of Christianity. We are up to Question 9 “the Pluralism Question”. I had looked forward to this all Summer. Now unfortunately I did not have the time to cover some classics on … Continue reading

That damned Second Sentence

That damned Second Sentence

I have always been suspicious of that second sentence. Usually it is the obvious second sentence that is preceded by the unstated first sentence. “We hold these truth to be self-evident”  is a great second sentence.  The problem is that it is often put forward as a first sentence. People just start with “We hold these … Continue reading

God Never Changes … or does She?

God Never Changes … or does She?

I got an email from a friend asking me: “ … there’s just one thing that I’m still not sure about: the idea that God changes over time. And the reason this bugs me is because, to me, that means we can never know who/what God is. How do we know that God really is … Continue reading

It’s moving day

The past month has been a wild one for me personally.  Starting tomorrow, my computer will be out of my hands for 5 days. I thought this was the perfect opportunity to move over some blogs from Homebrewed and then I can respond to any comments via my phone! So I am going to load … Continue reading