Posts under "Love and Altruism"

Stuff Happens

May 26th, 2016 / No Comments

Guest Post by Dr. Dyton Owen  There have been countless times that my wife, Tammy, and I have had a conversation revolving around a statement we often hear. We hear it – or some variation –  frequently after some tragedy. Usually it’s spoken by well-meaning people who feel they must say something in response to […]

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Revenge is in God’s Hands? – The Revenant

February 4th, 2016 / 7 Comments

The Revenant is in my opinion and the opinions of many, this year’s best picture. Revenge, a common plotline of action movies, drives the main character. But The Revenant’s storylines and conclusion raise questions about who properly takes revenge. The movie is based on the true struggle for survival of trapper-hunter Hugh Glass (played by […]

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Free Chapter 1 Download

February 2nd, 2016 / No Comments

“We all want to make sense of life.” That’s the opening line of my book, The Uncontrolling Love of God. This month – February – I’m offering a free download of the book’s first chapter. The book is theological. But I address issues of science, philosophy, Scripture, and more. In my view, theology alone does […]

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Evil is Random, Even for God

November 5th, 2015 / 7 Comments

We all want to make sense of life. The stakes for Christians in the endeavor to make sense of life are as high as stakes can be. I’ve been thinking for some time about two major questions in my quest to make sense of life. The first is familiar to just about everyone, at least […]

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What Forgiveness Is

August 4th, 2015 / 6 Comments

In my previous essay, I talked about what forgiveness is not. Now let me talk about what it is. As I write this, I’m aware that I can’t cover all topics related to forgiveness. And I’m aware that I speak primarily from my own experience, aided by my interpretation of the wisdom found in Scripture, […]

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