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Double-Minded

By | 31 Dec 2021

My wife and I enjoy watching period movies and TV series. Recently, we stumbled across another British-clergy-as-crime-fighter TV series on PBS called Grantchester. The series takes place during the 1950s and 60s in the eponymous real-life village close to Cambridge University. The protagonists are an Anglican parish vicar and a hardened police inspector who develop an unlikely mystery-solving… Read More »

Critical Thinking #3:
Logical Fallacies

By | 23 Apr 2021

So far in this series, we’ve explored the concepts of critical thinking and a hindrance to it, cognitive biases. In this article, we will discuss a second hindrance: “logical fallacies.” What is a Logical Fallacy? Again, let’s define some terms: logic reasoning conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity fallacy a mistaken belief, especially one based… Read More »

Critical Thinking #2:
Cognitive Biases

By | 23 Apr 2021

In the previous article in this series, we defined and discussed the term “critical thinking” and why we Christ-followers should care about it. In this installment, we’ll discuss the topic of biased thinking. Bias is easy to grasp because we’ve all encountered them in others, especially those of us who are not Caucasian, though we all tend to… Read More »

Critical Thinking #1:
What is It? Why Should We Care About It?

By | 23 Apr 2021

Introduction We Christ-followers are constantly bombarded by hostile narratives. They are proclaimed by those trying to sway public opinion in support of their theological and/or political ideologies. Their positions are often presented with a total disregard for rational thought and/or reality and/or biblical morality. Regardless of how altruistically their agendas are portrayed, the consistent sticking point is frequently:… Read More »

What If?

By | 29 May 2020

The Holy Spirit had been urging me to write this article for a week or so before I started it and frankly, I’ve struggled with this article over a period of a couple more weeks. Why? Because I desperately don’t want this article perceived as an angry diatribe judgmentally lashing out at everyone who doesn’t “measure up to… Read More »

A Prayer Against the Corona Virus

By | 12 Mar 2020

One of the most effective ways to pray and be completely confident we are praying in agreement with the will of God is to pray Scripture verses. Why? Because by definition, His promises are His will, period, full stop, end of story. The following is a prayer I felt led of the Lord to compose so my fellow… Read More »