What’s Hell Like?

“What’s hell like?” my oldest child asked me, pretty much destroying every cheery thought I’d been having as I drove the road to home. Kids are full of questions. I answered as simply as I could, which [fortunately] is a habit for me. “It’s a bad place. It’s full of flames, because it’s a place of punishment;…

Why the Need for Interpretation Does NOT Prove a Religion False

A few blog posts I’ve come across contend that the very fact that the Bible [or any other text that claims to be of Divine origin] needs to be translated automatically invalidates its claims to Divine origin. Upon further inspection it became obvious that they simply weren’t accounting for free will.

On the Usefulness of Intelligent Design & Old Earth Creationism

I realize that the title of this post may surprise some of you, since you know that I am firmly Young Earth [that is, Biblical 6-day] Creationist. So let me re-affirm: The Bible plainly intends to relate an actual historical 6-day Creation and a worldwide Noachim Flood. Of course, on the other side of the…

Questions for a Biblical Case for an Old Earth

Noticing the title, A Biblical Case for an Old Earth, of one of the Related Posts that WordPress linked to my Were Adam & Eve Real? post, I noticed something curious, nowhere did he actually USE THE BIBLE to make his “Biblical Case” for Old Earth. I’ve noted that the Clergy Letter Project approvingly links…

Why I Am A Creationist

There are several reasons why I’ve come to believe in Creationism and why I believe that other Christians ought be as well. 1. I believe in God. For several reasons. I’ve never been an atheist. To my point of view, it always just required more faith to rule out the possibility of God than to…

Writing a Blog: Here be Nits & Dragons

Before we get down to the devilishly fun business of venting my views on politics, faith, the media, movies and the process of writing a book, traffic jams and coffee rings, office politics and my lazy cat, cabbages and kings, I should like to introduce myself. As if you care. I am a writer. It’s…