Did God Cause the Coronavirus Pandemic? If Not, Why Did He Allow It?

In the last month I have been asked with great frequency, “Did God cause the Coronavirus pandemic. If not, why did He allow it if He is indeed omnipotent?” Whenever we seek to answer such questions, we must first express our humility, remembering the Apostle Paul’s admonition, “Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom […]

My Discussion with Dr. Michael Shermer on God and Evil

Dr. Brian Huffling Dr. Brian Huffling’s research interests include: Philosophy of Religion, Philosophical Theology, Philosophical Hermeneutics, and general issues in Apologetics and Biblical studies. See his personal blog here. Twitter WordPress Linkedin Having seen Dr. Michael Shermer debate many times, I was excited to be able to get a chance to have a discussion with him. Shermer, founding […]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Thoughts From the God and Evil Debate Moderator

This past Saturday I had the privilege of moderating a discussion between Dr. Brian Huffling, the director of the SES Ph.D. program, and Dr. Michael Shermer of Skeptic Magazine. The topic of discussion was, “Is the reality of evil good evidence against the Christian God?” https://youtu.be/qH4jIHlMunw Dr. Huffling did a fantastic job of staying on […]

The Goodness of God

My last post on God and morality brought up the issue of if and how God is moral. My main point was to reject the notion that God is moral in the sense that humans are moral. But I did mention that God is good, just not morally good. That is, he isn’t good because he lives […]

5 Ways Doctors Are Uniquely Prepared for Seminary

By Daniel Roberts,  From Therapy to Seminary Prior to attending seminary, I pursued a Bachelor’s degree that was intended to prepare me for a career as a medical professional. After graduation, I decided to take the necessary steps to become a licensed physical therapist. Due to my college athletics, I didn’t have the clinical hours […]