Survival of the Fittest

Focusing on personal goals, aspiring to be the best, achieving personal success, owning that perfect house… that perfect car… all of these things can best be described as the American Dream. Question… is the “American Dream” consistent with what Jesus desires for our lives? In this month’s Life, God, and the Universe blog entitled Survival of the Fittest we explore answers to that question.

Mysterious Electronic Watch Discovered On Mars

Imagine a headline reading “Mysterious Electronic Watch Discovered On Mars”. How would the public react? How would scientists react? In this month’s Life, God, and the Universe blog, we explore answers to that question.

The Need for Control

As a species, almost all of our adult waking hours are spent in the pursuit of obtaining control in our lives. In this months Life, God, and the Universe blog, we trace the roots of this desire and the futility of this pursuit.

Why Are We Here?

All of us would like to believe that we were put on this Earth to pursue happiness… believing THAT is the reason God made us. We find it in the Declaration of Independence…. “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness”. Isn’t this a reflection of God’s desire for us? In this blog, we attempt to uncover the reason we were put on this earth.

Theory of Evolution Mysteries… “Lucy, you have some splainin to do”

The theory of evolution has been with us now some 160 years. As with all theories, there remain some unexplained phenomena that scientist have failed to adequately explain. In the words of the infamous Ricky Ricardo… “Lucy, you have some splainin to do”. In this blog, we don’t attempt to explain these mysteries, but merely attempt to identify some of them.

What Does Evil Look Like?

When thinking about evil, most people visualize a figure like Satan… a crimson hideous pointy-tailed figure holding a pitch folk. In addition to spiritual figures like Satan, most people describe physical figures like Hitler or Stalin as evil. All of these might be viewed as OBVIOUS examples of evil. In this month’s blog entitled What Does Evil Look Like?, we explore much more subtle things… man-made things, things in biology, things in physics… that could be described as evil.

What if Jesus Ran for President

If Jesus ran for president, what do you think is the likelihood He would actually win? If you’re a devout Christian, your initial response might be a resounding OF COURSE he would win! In this month’s blog entitled What if Jesus Ran for President, we discuss how a victory for Jesus would be HIGHLY unlikely.

Pray for the Rich… NOT the Poor

Last year’s Life, God, and the Universe blogs mostly focused on articles describing how science and religion come together in some rather unexpected ways… as seen, for example, in And The Two Shall Become One… Quantum Entanglement

This month’s blog entitled Pray for the Rich… NOT the Poor changes gears. If you’ve not read any previous blog, this is the one to read. A rather controversial title (on purpose), it will challenge you to look in the mirror and contemplate the condition of your heart. If you are impacted by this article, I would encourage you to share it with others. Click Full Article to see the full article.

Life Lesson Learned from Integer Arithmetic

In our September 2017 blog, we discussed mathematical concepts found in nature reflecting the mind and character of an all-powerful creator of the universe. In this month’s blog entitled Life Lesson Learned from Integer Arithmetic, we discuss how a particular mathematical principle can be used in conflict resolution in our daily lives.

Does “What would Jesus do?” = “What would God do?”

Most Christians assume that in determining how to handle a particular situation, the advice from Jesus would be the same as the advice from God. In this month’s blog entitled Does “What would Jesus do?” = “What would God do?” we explore whether this assumption is always true.