The Heart of What’s the Matter

The secret of the Christian hope
I can’t tell you how many posts I see regularly from Christians that expect politicians and the legal system to change the world. It seems we’ve forgotten the lessons history can teach us, like recognizing that positive change typically comes from the passions of the heart of humanity, not […]

By |May 17th, 2018|blog|9 Comments

5 Realities that Challenge the Multiverse Theory

The idea that there is more than one universe is popular these days. This hypothesis was originally put forward by Hugh Everett, a student at Princeton University in the 1950s, who developed this thought for his PhD thesis. The multiverse notion has since been picked up in popular science fiction, like Dr. Strange… yet […]

By |May 10th, 2018|blog|26 Comments

Part Two: Rethinking the Bible

The Uniqueness of the Bible

We must remember that the Bible is inspired by God using approximately 40 different authors covering over 1,500 years of history. It contains 66 volumes covering hundreds of subjects that all tie into one main narrative – the redemptive story of humanity.

When comparing the Bible to the Quran, for example, […]

By |May 3rd, 2018|blog|16 Comments

Considering Cuba

I often go by the shortened name of “Lisa Q.” It’s because my married name is Quintana, and most folks (particularly in the Midwest) don’t know how to pronounce it correctly. (It’s pronounced “keen-tah-nah”, just in case you were wondering.)

I married a man who was born in Cuba in 1958. One year later, Fidel […]

By |April 9th, 2018|blog|15 Comments

The “Zombies” of Matthew

How to better understand the Bible
Shortly after Jesus was killed by crucifixion, Matthew records a very strange reaction happening in chapter 27:52-53. Something akin to our modern-day zombie fascination occurred – dead bodies came out of their tombs and terrorized the city of Jerusalem! That imagery could have inspired an episode of the Walking […]

By |March 7th, 2018|blog|15 Comments