God's Glory in a Seashell

God’s Glory in a Seashell

Deep in the twilight realms of the ocean glides a mysterious, marvelous monstrosity. Up to 43 feet long (though lengths of up to 59 feet have been reported) with eyes the size of dinner plates, its bouquet of pulsing, writhing tentacles contains hundreds of suction cup suckers through which it tastes its prey. Its only known enemy is the sperm whale, …

The Complete Cancer Diaries

Where is God When We Suffer?

I want to make a very special announcement to you today. If you ever follow my Facebook page, you probably know what I’m going to say. But otherwise, this could potentially come as a complete surprise because I have done a terrible job of getting the news out. Either way, here it is. =) Now. Drum roll please. Starting today …

Bench with sun rising

Why Do You Believe That?

I recently had a very interesting conversation with a young man. We met because he had mocked a belief that I and many others share, so I invited him to talk to me about what his beliefs were on that subject and others. As we talked I learned that he believed that the entire Bible hadn’t happened yet and was …

Abraham and Isaac

Meeting Us Where We’re At

God never changes. So why does it seem like He does? Why does a God of compassion seem so bent on bloodshed?  Why was He so adamant about the strict, strange rules in the Old Testament?  Why did the temple become such a huge project and the center for Jewish life when God didn’t even want it in the first place? …