This is a YouTube presentation of my article, “Did God Err in Detailing Josiah’s Story”.
King Josiah’s family history was most definitely not “just”, “pure”, “lovely”, or of a “good report”, and yet God included it in His Word. Did God contradict Himself?… Read More
Like Cain, isn’t it better for us to deny the reality of our dysfunction instead of dealing with the truth of our broken homes?
Why Cain’s Lie Should Be Commended
“Truth sometimes is messy; it’s sometimes painful, shocking, and horrific.”
Traditionally, people have thought that Cain’s answer to God about Abel’s whereabouts in Genesis 4:9 was callous and dismissive.… Read More
King Josiah’s family history was most definitely not “just”, “pure”, “lovely”, or of a “good report”, and yet God included it in His Word. Did God contradict Himself?
Did God Err In Detailing Josiah’s Story?
God through Philippians 4:8 counsels us to think on “whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, [and] whatsoever things are of good report…” As we will see, King Josiah’s family history, was most definitely not “just”, “pure”, “lovely”, or of a “good report”, and yet God included it in His Word.… Read More
The Bible says, “God is…a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1. Let’s say that someone was robbed or experienced a tragedy. In the context of trials, how is “God…a very present help in trouble” from a Biblical perspective?
The Context of God Being “A Very Present Help In Trouble” in Psalm 46:1
If we really want to analyze Psalm 46:1, we have to acknowledge that the first word that mentioned is “God”, and the entire verse centers around Him.… Read More
Nathan Johnson shared a very thoughtful response to my article “Shouldn’t Christ Have Been More Christlike”, which he wrote below.
Am I a True Christian?
All through history there has been true Christians, false Christians, and non-Christians. Between these three groups, there has always seemingly been some contention.… Read More
Shouldn’t Christ have been more Christlike? It all depends on how we define the word Christlike.
What Does Being Christlike Really Mean?
Sometimes it is said or thought, if this person or that person is more Christlike, then people will actually get along with him or her.… Read More
Will I see you in Upstate NY June 10-12, 2016? I will be doing 5 presentations addressing domestic violence and dysfunction from a Biblical perspective at the Triangle SDA Church.
On June 10-12, 2016 the meeting times are:
Friday at 7pm
Saturday at 11am
Saturday at 4pm
Saturday at 6:30pm
Sunday at 11am
Themes that will be covered:
1.… Read More
Have we bought into the ideology that Saul could love his son while trying to kill him at the same time? The answer all depends on how we define the word “love.”
One month ago, I wrote this to my readers: “Saul cursed his son Jonathan in around 11 seconds, then he basically said he had Jonathan’s best interest at heart because he said he wanted Jonathan to be king.… Read More
Saul cursed his son Jonathan in around 11 seconds, then he basically said he had Jonathan’s best interest at heart because he said he wanted Jonathan to be king. Moments later, Saul threw a javelin at him. 1 Samuel 20:30-33. Did Saul love Jonathan?… Read More
This 2 minute video provides compelling evidence why babies are definitely affected by Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) — even if they are never physically abused themselves.
Watch this experiment from the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences:
Details on The Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences’ Experiment with 150 Toddlers
The University of Washington wrote this about the experiment: “In the experiment, 150 toddlers at 15 months of age – an even mix of boys and girls – sat on their parents’ laps and watched as an experimenter sat at a table across from them and demonstrated how to use a few different toys.… Read More