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G. K. Chesterton on Meaningless

“Meaninglessness does not come from being weary of pain. Meaninglessness comes from being weary of pleasure.”

Problem With a Parked Car

Liam picked up Jake and the two buddies headed to the local buffet to grab some lunch. As they began walking toward the restaurant, Liam realized he’d made that error that so many others before him had made: he’d locked…

Viktor Frankl on Freedom

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”

Viktor Frankl on Suffering

“In some way, suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of a sacrifice.”

Science vs. Religion

                Topics Illustrated Include: Answer Beliefs Explanation God’s Existence Humans Religion Science     (Resource cataloged by David R Smith)

Selfies with Bears (Elephants and Heights)

Our species is enamored with taking selfies. It’s been estimated that Millennials will take a staggering 25,000 pictures of themselves across their lifetime! But it’s not just young people who want to get the perfect self-portrait. Adults are doing it,…

The Real Problem: Evil

Like any other nation, the UK has had its fair share of violent crime. In response, governmental leaders have enacted major gun control measures in 1937, 1968, 1988, and 1997 rendering London (and its country) one of the most firearm-restricted…

Martin Luther on Affliction

“Affliction is the best book in my library.”

Boycott God

On December 26, 2004, a massive earthquake ruptured along the coast of Indonesia sending a towering tsunami racing toward the coastlines of multiple continents. When the waters finally receded, the world was shocked to learn that 280,000 men, women, and…

Evil Exists, After All

In 2017, Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan were living in Washington, D.C. wondering if their lives were slipping away without fulfillment. So, the young and idealistic Americans decided to quit their jobs, jump on their bikes, and go see the…

“Pour It In the River!”

A preacher from Eastern Kentucky was wrapping up a long sermon on temperance when he shouted, “If I had all the beer in the world, I’d pour it in the river!” The congregation, wanting to seem spiritual, responded with a…

Fatal Kindness

Dirk Willems was arrested in his hometown of Asperen, Netherlands in 1569. His crime – choosing to be re-baptized as a devoted follower of Christ and hosting worship services in his home – was completely unacceptable to the religious and…