Monthly Archives: October 2009

Humans are highly evolved stomachs

If you were to challenge the statement above by insisting that the evolution of the human brain puts men and women (and their unique intelligence) far above the mundane and mindless operation of digestion, I would still insist that you … Continue reading

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God’s Field Of Dreams

In the movie Field Of Dreams, Kevin Costner hears an invisible voice trying to plant an idea in his head by saying, “Build it and they will come.” The voice seems to have a supernatural origin that eventually connects with … Continue reading

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Irreducible chance or irreducible life?

A theoretical quantum physicist sees fundamental reality as consisting of irreducible chance. However, a theologian, believing that an Infinite God is the primal reality and Being, must believe that the universe consists of irreducible life. Quantum physicists view the fundamental … Continue reading

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Sibling rivalry in the womb?

While sibling rivalry is a common thing among children, it seems farfetched that their struggle for primacy would begin early in the womb. This is the scenario we are presented with in Genesis 25:21-23, where Isaac’s wife, Rebekah, conceived two … Continue reading

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The “sacred” within sacrifice

It is curious that the word sacrifice hints at some deeper spiritual principle. The word is usually associated with something “given up” or “lost.” However, upon reflection, it can easily be seen that individuals will give something up for something … Continue reading

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Rocks make cushy pillows?

I have done enough camping and sleeping outdoors to know that rocks are not what you want to place your head on when settling in for the night. Yet in Genesis 28:11, we read that Jacob, while traveling from Beersheba … Continue reading

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David Letterman, your fly is open!

In a past post entitled “Why even great leaders fall into scandal,” I forgot to include celebrities. David Letterman has recently made it publicly known that he has committed several indiscretions with staff members. Somehow this information reached another person’s … Continue reading

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This is a bad time to be a politician

Politicians make laws and spend our money. Oh, and one other thing—they make laws and spend money in a way that will help them protect their jobs. It is an ongoing joke to many Americans that politicians cannot be trusted … Continue reading

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