These arguments against theism and evolution, however, are not sensible arguments against a Jesus-grounded faith. That suffering might move us from good to perfect, however, is entirely expected in light of the God we find by Him.
For many years, I often wondered how an encounter with Jesus could change the Creation War. As my contemplation deepened, I wrote and lectured often on how Jesus is fundamentally reordering my view of world. This reordering grew my discomfort with the term theistic evolutionist. I continue to affirm evolutionary science, as most scientists do,… Read more
This last year, I had the privilege of interacting with Dr. James Tour, one of the great chemists of our time. He is in the Intelligent Design (ID) “orbit,” having signed the Dissent from Darwinism many years ago. However, he does not consider himself an ID proponent. For years he had a very eloquent explanation… Read more
This is an excerpt from an important article by the Lutheran theologian at Concordia seminary. Okamoto, Joel (2015) “Making Sense of Confessionalism Today,” Concordia Journal: Vol. 41 : No. 1 , Article 5. The article is focused on Lutherans, but his take on the importance of confessing “Jesus is Lord” is particularly relevant in the… Read more