Did Willy the Whale Shark Choose to Swallow Jonah?

Willy: “… well, so rather than deal with indigestion the whole trip, I made myself yak over by Nineveh.” Bob: “Woah, that’s quite a story, Willy. I guess that’s why us whale sharks ought to just stick to plankton, huh?” Willy: “Yeah, Bob, obviously I know we aren’t supposed to eat bearded Middle Eastern men,... Continue Reading →

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Does Everything Happen For A Reason? 

I hate clichés as much as-if not more than- the next guy, but not all clichés are created equal. So let's not judge a cliché by it's cover, it's the thought that counts, right? I guess time will tell. Right now I want to take some time to consider a cliché that's a real diamond... Continue Reading →

God Saves All Whom He Draws 

"No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him." -Jesus, The Gospel according to John, Chapter 6, verse 44  Who does God the Father draw to His Son? This has been an in house debate amongst Christians for some time now. In this post, I'm going to argue that all who... Continue Reading →

The Conceited Calvinist Contradiction 

There are probably tons of different types of Calvinists but I'm going to briefly describe a few types that I've ran into and then address the one that's most ridiculous. First up is the Cage Stage Calvinist (This cartoon will help!) A cage stage Calvinist is someone who's just recently found out about what we call... Continue Reading →

What’s So Amazing about Grace? 

Hopefully you're familiar with John Newton's wonderful hymn, Amazing Grace. It has to be one of the greatest and most widely known songs in history. If you aren't familiar with it give 'er a listen real quick so this post makes sense to you. Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like... Continue Reading →

Those Who Defend Free Will, Wreck It.

"So Augustine is right when he so often repeats the memorable saying that 'those who defend free will wreck it, instead of making it secure."   -John Calvin quoting St. Augustine in the 1541 edition of The Institutes There is an on going debate throughout the history of philosophy about free will and determinism. Do we... Continue Reading →

Everything Happens For a Reason 

You've heard it a million times. Usually people say it when job opportunities disappear, when people get sick, when someone dies suddenly, when comfort is needed many of us take comfort in believing that "everything happens for a reason". But this expression isn't only reserved for trying situations, we even say it when in situations... Continue Reading →

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