The End Of Funnel Vision

As a long time believer in the historicity of the Bible, I have spent years trying to shoehorn all of human existence (what we know from anthropology, geology, paleontology etc.,) into the Old Testament writings. As a result, my perception of our history, if you were to chart it on a 3 dimensional grid, looked [...]

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Spiritual But Not Creationist

When I first began to investigate the reasons behind my perspective as a Biblical creationist, it never occurred to me that I'd ever be anything else. But somewhere along the way, I lost the fear of adding some new tags to my personal profile. Like a vegan getting over their paralyzing fear of beef bullion, [...]

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Defending Faith AND Science

I remember the day a coworker accused me of being the oddest christian he'd ever met because I was "constantly thinking". I accepted the complement as shallow praise. I was considered an odd duck because i suggested that Christians could defend both faith AND science with full conviction. Apparently this makes me unusual. Rumour has [...]

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Anything But Apologetics

Dear Thesaurus, I have been paying special attention to websites and wordsmiths trying to come up with something to replace the often misunderstood term "apologetics". So far I've had no luck and it appears I may have to go public with my concern. Please, on behalf of defenders of the faith across the land, is [...]

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Can Faith Hide From Reason?

I don’t remember exactly when I first noticed some cracks in my lens of faith. It happened sometime after I was able to 'fess up to my somewhat irrational fear of the scientific community. Since admitting you have a problem, is the first step to healing (if you believe the science behind the addiction recovery [...]

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When Asking Questions Becomes The Sin

It used to be easy to spot the sinners. The world was full of our kind of people. And there were the others. "Our Kind" had mastered the intricacies of faithful living. They looked like us, smelled like us and judged like us. Made us look better just by being in our circle. Of course the [...]

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When Evolutionary Biologists Attack

I finally began reading a book that has been sitting on my shelf for several months now. “The God Delusion” by Richard Dawkins is possibly his best known title, but not because of its attention to detail or the water-tight argument lovingly cradled within its pages. First off, I must admit that Richard Dawkins is [...]

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