Can Aliens Be Saved?

Some say that aliens are impossible because their existence would cause theological problems. The fact is that if ET exists, he probably doesn’t need saving anyway…

The Starbucks Holiday Cup Controversy?

Though I’ve been told that Christians are furious over the Starbucks holiday cup, the truth is that really I don’t care about this fabricated controversy. I mean, dude, I have real problems. It has zero effect on my faith. It has even less effect on the spiritual climate of America. It’s a red cup. Starbucks…

The Avengers: Age of Ultron & the Evangelical Fish Bowl

[Warning! Spoiler Alert! This post concerns The Avengers: Age of Ultron and contains Spoilers.] On May 14, 2015, Steve Camp, pastor of Cross Church wrote a post on Facebook entitled: “WAKE UP CHURCH: Reverence Matters.” In that post, he wrote the following after seeing The Avengers: Age of Ultron: “Recently saw new Avenger movie. Incredible…

Damaged Goods: Creation, the Gospel, Divorce & Broken Plates

Recently, I saw a meme on Facebook that went something like this: “OK, grab a plate out of the China cabinet and smash it. Now tell it you’re sorry. Did that fix everything?” The answer is obvious: the plate is still smashed. Sometimes the damage we cause requires more than an apology to make things…

No Big Bang? Is the Universe Eternal?

A 2014 paper entitled Cosmology from Quantum Potential by Ahmed Farag Ali and Saurya Das in Physical Letters B spawned a lot of articles claiming that new research had done away with the Big Bang. Not quite. The actual research suggested that there’s a way to do away with that pesky singularity that allegedly existed before the…