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.

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.

Age of the Universe – 6 days or 13.8 billion years?

Creationists claim the universe was created in 6 days. Cosmologists claim the universe was created in 13.8 billion years. Who is correct? In this month’s blog, Age of the Universe – 6 days or 13.8 billion years?, we explore the answer to this question… the answer may surprise you!

Can Mathematics Reveal the Presence of a Creator?

Gazing upon the starry Milky Way or a majestic mountain side can cause one to sense the presence of an all-powerful and loving creator. There are lots of other examples in nature that can potentially evoke that same emotion. How about mathematics? Is there anything in mathematics that points to God… revealing the character and nature of an all-powerful loving creator? In this month’s blog, Can Mathematics Reveal the Presence of a Creator?we explore mathematics and discuss various numbers, functions, and expressions that appear to point to the mind of God.

Do Imaginary Universes Exist?

In our June, 2017 blog, we talked about spiritual figures in the bible that seemingly appeared out of nowhere and then suddenly just disappeared. In this month’s blog, Do Imaginary Universes Exist?, we discuss another example in the field of mathematics that possesses this same characteristic of appearing in our physical world and then suddenly disappearing.

How Many Dimensions in Our Universe?

How Many Dimensions in Our Universe?

As a way of explaining how spiritual entities, as described in the bible, could appear out of nowhere, last month’s blog discussed the possibility of our universe having more than 3 spatial dimensions. In this month’s blog, How Many Dimensions in Our Universe?, we perform a thought experiment to explore how many dimensions an all-powerful loving creator God would desire.

Spirit – A Manifestation of God

In the bible, there are many references to spiritual beings. The list of spirit beings includes angels, the Holy Spirit, and God himself. A common characteristic with spiritual beings described in the bible is an ability to literally appear out of nowhere. In Spirit – A Manifestation of God, we perform a thought experiment and use science to provide a potential explanation to this observed behavior.