Answering Nic: “Is God angry at me for causing me so much pain?”

As a storm raged over Wisconsin’s capital city last night, a little boy I know, who has been suffering from a variety of serious illnesses since he was a toddler, experienced a series of seizures. It was like the electricity in the air triggered these sudden attacks, leaving Nic and his mom holding each other […]

By |July 13th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

The Simple Act of Making Bread

As I poured the sourdough bread starter into my Kitchenaid mixer tonight, I felt a need for simplicity. This is simple. There is dough, rye flour, water and salt in this bread. Knead it on low in the electric mixer for five minutes, and then pour it into a bread tin to let it rise […]

By |July 9th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

How Does Jesus’ Blood Actually Atone for Our Sins?

As millions of Christians worldwide stop to remember the sacrifice today that Jesus Christ made over two-millennia ago, do we fully understand why this had to happen? Why does innocent blood need to be shed to make amends, or atone, for sin?

What we must understand first, at a deeper level, is the character and […]

By |April 3rd, 2015|blog|1 Comment

Thoughts became persons—what the what?

I am fascinated by Near-Death Experiences, or NDEs. I’ve read dozens of varying accounts, but this one really grabbed my attention—a notorious atheist, Alfred Ayer,  in 1988, shortly before his death, had his heart stop for four minutes when he apparently choked on a slice of smoked salmon. Ayer was a British philosopher known […]

By |November 21st, 2014|blog|1 Comment