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Who You Say I Am

Here’s a worship song by Hillsong I’ve been listening to a lot lately titled, “Who You Say I Am.” (From album “There is More“). It really captures something that’s perhaps the most important thing we can know about ourselves—our identity … Continue reading

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Truth: why we need more than just the facts

I was intrigued by what Insanitybytes22 brought up about the difference between facts and truth here in the comments of the last post. She mentioned that the truth is a Person. I’ve talked about this myself in “Jesus Christ IS the Truth.” I … Continue reading

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Can philosophy help science and theology?

I’ve talked a lot about the perceived conflict between science and theology before. I say perceived because, as David Bentley Hart put it, the conflict is not because of empirical discoveries but because of cultural presuppositions. And it’s philosophy that … Continue reading

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Dealing with our relational blind spots

One the biggest blind spots we humans seem to have is the ability to “do unto others as we would want done to us.” That’s what makes Jesus’ admonition so interesting. What we’ve called the golden rule, one of the … Continue reading

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A critique of Scientism

The growth of science since the 20th century has led to the emergence of a new belief concerning how humans can properly obtain knowledge. This new belief, called scientism, is the claim that science is our only source of real … Continue reading

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Two kinds of doubts

It’s been said that doubt is just having more faith in something else. And, as Tim Keller says in the video interview below, when looking at doubts about God there are honest doubts and there are dishonest doubts. The trouble … Continue reading

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The reformational nature of the Church

Throughout church history, there’s been a reformational element within orthodoxy that seeks to return to the New Testament expression of the church: toward the teachings of Jesus and the apostles, and away from institutional religion. This is because the body … Continue reading

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