The Transfiguration, (Or “Let’s Get It Right, This Time”)

“Six days later Jesus took Peter and the two brothers, James and John, and led them up a high mountain to be alone. As the men watched, Jesus’ appearance was transformed so that his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light.”  Matt. 17:1-2 We observe that Jesus ‘picked and choosed’ […]

Landmine Craziness

Thirty years ago, I was trained by the U.S. Army to clear landmines.  It was a very interesting experience, as I trained in the heat of a Missouri summer.  Most of what I learned was done by crawling on my belly under barb wire.  But there are many different kind of mines.  There is a big antitank mine, […]

Pondering How Three Can Be One

Over the past few days I’ve been pondering the doctrine of the trinity and how three can be one. The Bible tells us that there is only one true God, so how then can our Father in Heaven be God, Jesus the Son be God, and the Holy Spirit be God, all at the same […]

DOA: How Faith Killed My Faith in Atheism

(In this essay, writer Lee Strobel offers his defense of Easter.) It was the worst news I could get as an atheist: my agnostic wife had decided to become a Christian. Two words shot through my mind. The first was an expletive; the second was “divorce.” I thought she was going to turn into a […]