Why God Allows Evil to Exist (in 300 Words)

One of the primary arguments atheists use in their case against the existence of God is that a compassionate, all-powerful God wouldn’t allow evil to exist in the world. The answer to that problem is simple: it’s people who do evil, not God. What people most often mean by the question, “Why does God allow [Read More…]

Adam and Eve talk it out

Adam: I sure wish we hadn’t eaten that apple. That was dumb. Eve: Really? Ya’ think? Adam: Where are we? Eve: I dunno. I know where we’re not. Adam and Eve [dreamily]: Paradise. Adam: I miss it already. I want back there so bad! Eve: Me, too. Maybe if we begged him to let us [Read More…]

There’s Nothing Natural About “Natural” Evil

Here’s the big, hairy Christian theodicy (the branch of theology that defends God’s goodness and justice in the face of the existence of evil), solved—in 500 words or less. [Read more…]

Adam and Eve: The Day After

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Do You Think Satan Is Real?

Before I was a Christian, I just assumed that all Christians believed in Satan. Now that I’ve been a Christian for twelve years, I know that some Christians believe in Satan, and some Christians don’t. My first six years as a Christian I attended a very large, old, rich, conservative Presbyterian church in downtown San Diego. Not [Read More…]

Why Does God Allow Evil to Exist?

It’s not God who does evil. It’s man. [Read more…]

I Want The Devil Dead

This is what I’m talkin’ about.   I am exhausted with the devil today. I am sooooo tired of his relentless effort to destroy what’s sublime, degrade what’s worthy, weaken what’s strong, mar what’s beautiful. I’m angry at his willful stubbornness, his grossly misplaced pride, his shameless machinations, his fostering of irrationality, his waste of [Read More…]