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Don’t confuse science with scientism

In my award-winning book Proving God, I attempt to unify science with theology. While some people would argue that the realm of science only embraces the material world, this limited definition is better called scientism. Scientist/theologian Emanuel Swedenborg (whose ideas … Continue reading

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All true worshippers should be sick to their stomachs

I have been to many churches where the worshippers all commented on the beauty of their doctrines. But I haven’t personally observed anyone complaining much about getting sick over these ideas among their fellow churchgoers. I strongly believe that they … Continue reading

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More people would embrace Swedenborg’s ideas if they paid closer attention to their own thoughts

Swedenborg made a remarkable claim that God had given him the ability to explore the Spiritual World and report its secrets to those on earth. This exploration took almost thirty years and Swedenborg wrote dozens of books to convey what … Continue reading

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Beyond who I think I am

All through history, the human species has suspected that there are higher forms of consciousness than that which we are accustomed to experiencing in our daily lives. The challenge has been the attainability of such mind-stretching realities, where we instantly … Continue reading

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“What is truth?”

Those are the famous biblical words of the Roman governor, Pontius Pilate, interrogating Jesus Christ. While Pilate was convinced that Jesus had committed no crime he was still at a loss to understand the Lord’s personal defense of being a … Continue reading

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Cory the Coroner meets Jesus

Cory, who was a county Coroner, was finishing up his examinations for the day. Being surrounded by death and corpses, he always brought a Bible to his office for guidance and comfort. On this day, after reading some Bible passages, … Continue reading

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Thank God no one can see me picking my nose!

I would rather have the world see me as the author of several thoughtful and unique theological books than as someone who occasionally picks his nose. We all try to control how the world sees us. I have no problem … Continue reading

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Truth argues. Love supports.

When we argue with other people, the human brain instantly brings to mind the ideas that uphold our viewpoint. These ideas represent our “truth.” All people argue from their notion of truth. Religions argue over truths, which are their differing … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Obstacles

One of the flaws in much of modern religious thought is to approach God as someone who can make our lives easier. Therefore, the ecclesiastical crowd makes every effort to offer comfort to those individuals experiencing a bumpy road—as if … Continue reading

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The Hornet and the Butterfly

Once upon a time, there was a holy hornet who preached each and every Sunday to all the insects in the garden. This hornet had gained a reputation for giving penetrating sermons on the topic of “Truth.” The hornet spoke … Continue reading

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