Monthly Archives: November 2013

It is important to look from all angles

I came across this car commercial today that makes great use of optical illusions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UelJZG_bF98 I think this connects with faith very well. If you are viewing the world only from the intended perspective of a specific belief or line … Continue reading

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Would Heaven be shared with beings from other planets?

As it turns out, there are BILLIONS of Earth-like planets in our Galaxy (remember, there are also billions of galaxies in the universe).  This is breaking news in the science world.  See the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgqoB2kk8f8 So that makes me … Continue reading

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Video: Does Believing in God Make You Dumb?

This is just neat!  The science is in, and the results are varied.  What benefits does your belief system (or lack of) bring you?  Check out this video! Does Believing in God Make You Dumb? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZqaeusdMTk

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‘I hate the homeless’…Really???

Originally posted on Culture Monk:
by Kenneth ~A few evenings ago I was sitting at coffee and a totally drunk homeless man stumbled into the café…walking up to table after table he begged for money. Normally, the cafés in my…

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Can “Sin” be defined simply?

This seems to be a big sticking point.  Many Christians go straight to the specific acts listed as sins in the Bible to determine what is sinful.  The Bible does cover a lot of selfish, harmful actions as sins.  Basically … Continue reading

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Morality, sins, and forgiveness – what might have Jesus known?

The New Testament itself is a departure from some beliefs in the Old Testament.  This is due to the clearer understandings Jesus brought and carved into the table. But wait, where does morality come from anyways?  I think there may … Continue reading

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Beware the tangled web of scripture

This post is inspired by a brief comment exchange between myself and chialphagirl about my initial blog post where I simplified the concepts of Christianity. https://christianitysimplified.wordpress.com/2013/03/27/christian-beliefs-in-a-nutshell/ I ended up sharing that I had put my simplification forward to other members … Continue reading

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