1714 –1770 Relevance: This Anglican minister has become known as one of if not the primary leader of the Great Awakening. While Jonathan Edwards may have been its Theologian, and John Wesley its tireless preacher, this man led the charge as the pioneer to turn America and England back to God. “Sober estimates are that... Continue Reading →
God still speaks today, literally, powerfully, and unequivocally. The question that plagues many, is "how?" Pastor John Piper started one of his messages stating that God had spoken to him directly. God had literally told him what His thoughts were and how they directly applied to John Piper. He expounded what God had told him,... Continue Reading →
Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people? This question is known as a Theodicy: how can God be all-loving and all-powerful, yet let evil happen. If he is all-loving and all-powerful then he would stop it all. So he must be only one or the other. Open Theists answer this by... Continue Reading →
This video fits in very well to the last essay I wrote.
Reverend Katherine Ragsdale is a soon-t0-be president of the Episcopal Divinity School, near Harvard. In this she will become the first female president of this school, so this is ground-breaking in their circles. Yet she made the news recently, and I picked up her incredibly shocking story in World Magazine--a well-respected and very successful magazine... Continue Reading →