Author Archives: Mel Wild

About Mel Wild

God's favorite (and so are you), a son and a father, happily married to the same beautiful woman for 37 years. We have three incredible adult children. My passion is pursuing the Father's heart in Christ and giving it away to others. My favorite pastime is being iconoclastic and trailblazing the depths of God's grace. I'm also senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in Wisconsin.

Why materialism won’t give us artificial consciousness

Okay, I’m clearly no expert in this field but my geek-oriented mind can read. Also, I believe the topic of consciousness can lend further understanding into our spiritual interactions with God, so it should be of some interest to us … Continue reading

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Shift Happens – SOZO Talk Radio interview

This is a video interview I did with my blogging friend Daniel Lovett for his Sozo Talk Radio program. We did this on Skype so the video is a bit choppy but the audio is good. Daniel and I talked … Continue reading

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Dogmatism and the human delete key

I’ve noticed (or confirmed) something very interesting in my recent dialogue with atheists and skeptics about classical theology and philosophy. Like the dogmatic religious Fundamentalist, the atheist or skeptics also have their dogmatism and Fundamentalism. But what this actually reveals is … Continue reading

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The Classical Argument for Christ

I’ve posted a whole series on the classical argument for the existence of God. Of course, as a Christian, I often get asked, “So, even if this Prime Mover exists, why should I believe in the Christian “God? Why not … Continue reading

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When they’re blinding you with science

Okay, it’s a Saturday and this post title is a bit tongue-in-cheek, having some fun with a popular 80’s tune, but there’s a point to my pun. I want to encourage Christians who are being bullied by aggressive anti-Christians who … Continue reading

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Faith matters

Some skeptics say they can’t believe in God because He can’t be proven. They ask why, if God exists, He makes Himself so mysterious and hard to find? Others say there’s no physical evidence for this immaterial God. Of course, … Continue reading

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Classical Theism and Theistic Personalism

I’ve been talking about Classical Theism in the last series of posts. You might ask, what are the non-classical views? Well, there are basically only two categorical views in philosophy of religion: Classical Theism and what’s been dubbed Theistic Personalism … Continue reading

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