One of the main reasons people refuse to follow the teachings in Catholicism is because people are too addicted to the pop culture. And, in case you haven’t figured out the obvious, the teaching in Catholicism and the teaching in the pop culture is about as opposite as you can get. In short, the reason … More What does it mean to be free?
There is a poem about two ships passing in the night. In the poem, the passing ships tell the reader about two people who see each other for the first time and only for a short duration and then part ways, disappearing into the vastness of the earth. The poet is telling readers that such … More How to talk to Protestants about Mary
In part 1 of this article, we outlined the Islamic terrorist problem. Before looking at a solution to a problem, one needs to understand the problem. Therefore, if you haven’t read part 1, click here to get a full understanding of the problem. Given that the evidence shows that foreign terrorists carry out their evil attacks … More Part II – Trump, Refugees, and Catholics
Unless you’ve been living in a cave you’re probably aware of the controversy spinning around from President Trump’s executive order to temporarily restrict refugee entrance from 7 Middle Eastern nations into the U.S. for fear of a potential terrorist attack. Now, the Catholic Church does not endorse this recent executive order and many Catholics are … More Trump, Refugees, and Catholics
Probably the most underrated component in life is water. Any scientist will tell you that without water, human life is virtually impossible. Water is so simple and so humble, yet it packs so much power. Two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen – H2O. With this equation comes one of the most essential elements of … More Water- so simple yet so powerful
When it comes to the Christmas season, our perception is that of a time when people are filled with cheer, peace, and tend to be in a merry mood. However, the reality reveals that Christmas sadly showcases the inner depression of humanity. Not only does the Christmas season bring out long lines, impatient travelers, and … More What is the real Christmas story?
Bob Dylan recently won the Nobel Prize for literature. This award is given to artists who showcase a profound meaning in their writings. I’m no songwriter, but I like to pick the brain of the songwriters here in Nashville because I find their work intriguing. Often songwriters will tell me that song writing is a … More Bob Dylan and The Bible
Halloween is a curious phenomenon, isn’t it? An annual holiday, sanctioned and monitored by local governments all over the country, that celebrates death with a creepy display of ghosts, corpses, headstones, and skeletons. What gives? Where does such a “celebration” come from in the human psyche? Many fundamental Christians will declare that Halloween is a … More Halloween is a Religious Holiday?
Whenever we recognize that something as good or bad, we are talking about a moral law. In the previous article, when we asked why did God create bad people, we simultaneously asked the question why are God’s moral laws always violated. Because the bad behavior of people violates morality, we recognize that the moral law … More Why did God create a world with so much destruction?
A common objection from skeptics of Christianity is why did God create people that went so bad? If sin is real, why create people who are susceptible to sin? Secondly, moving beyond the human creation to the physical creation, why did God create a world where there is so much pain and suffering? In this … More Why did God create bad people?