The Importance of Prophecy

I thought I had heard it all when it came to teachings on "the rapture." For those who might not be aware, the term comes from the Latin word, "raptura," which means, "to be caught up." It is found in the Latin translation of the New Testament in 1 Thessalonians 4:17 which in English says, "Then … Continue reading The Importance of Prophecy

Wine, a Wedding and the Universe

A co-worker once asked me, "In light of all the science available, how can an intelligent person like you buy into the creation myth?"  He was referring to my belief in the literal Biblical account of six twenty-four hour periods when God created everything.  My answer surprised him.  I said the simple phrase, "initial conditions," and after a pause (I knew I … Continue reading Wine, a Wedding and the Universe