The Future of Life and the Universe

The Future of Life and the Universe

Proclaiming that the world is coming to an end isn’t new to Christianity. Centuries have already passed since we began preaching that “the end of all things is near” (1 Peter 4:7).[1] The popular image of a solitary man walking through the streets holding a sign with the words “The end of the world is near” has already become a Christian cliché. Wh

A God of Diversity

A God of Diversity

Traveling at impressive 64,000 km/h, the space probe Voyager 1 was launched into space 26 years ago to explore the planets of our solar system. After passing by Jupiter and Saturn, completing its initial mission, the probe prepared itself to leave the solar system. As it approached the 6 billion kilometer mark from Earth, Carl Sagan, the famous Cor

A Unique Savior: The Significance of the Christmas Story

A Unique Savior: The Significance of the Christmas Story

  Many Roads or One Way? For many, December, other than signaling the end of the year, is synonymous with Christmas. Weeks before Christmas morning, it is possible to sense its nearness through the decoration, music and advertisement so ubiquitous to modern society. Even though we know that the 25th of December isn’t the real birthdate of Jesu

Millennials & the Time to Remember

Millennials & the Time to Remember

Born in the early 80s, I joined the largest generation so far in history, later referred to as the “Millennials” by Neil Howe and William Strauss.[1] Growing up with the Internet, this new generation is pragmatic, nomadic, impatient and technologically savvy. Raised in a world of virtual technologies, we are always expecting to be updated with cutt

Was God in Favor of Slavery?

Was God in Favor of Slavery?

“I would like to sell my daughter into slavery, as sanctioned in Exodus 21:7. In this day and age, what do you think would be a fair price for her?” The question shocked me, as I awakened to the fact that I was not reading an eighteenth century inquiry, but an open letter to Dr. Laura Schlessinger, a radio talk show hostess who tries to give practi

9 Truths the Creation Account Teaches Us

9 Truths the Creation Account Teaches Us

“Adam and Eve never existed!” It was my first week of class in a Christian university. The professor was an old man with a heavy accent, denoting his Belgian origin. During his first class, he stated a belief that I had already heard rumors of but never witnessed personally: “The first three chapters of the book of Genesis are a myth! It never happ