Recent Faculty Blog Posts

  • Value-Based Spending

    By Dave Keehn


    The national pastime has become a sacred holiday: shopping on “Black Friday.” The day after Thanksgiving has developed into a manic state of sales and spending as retailers, seeking bigger holiday profits, offer new bargains and longer hours to lure holiday shoppers to good deals and great values on amazing ...

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  • ¡Animo! / Cheer up!

    By Octavio Esqueda

    Nov. 23, 2015

    ¡Animo! Es una exclamación que todos necesitamos escuchar con frecuencia. A pesar de la presión popular que nos obliga a mostrar siempre nuestra mejor cara y a declarar que siempre estamos bien cuando alguien nos hace la tan común pregunta ¿cómo estás?, la realidad es ...

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  • Omnipotence and the Ability to Do Evil

    By William Lane Craig

    Nov. 20, 2015

    Dear Dr. Craig,

    ... my question is regarding an argument against the existence of God that you have certainly heard before, however I have not seen the argument articulated in a way that I find satisfactory.

    The argument is essentially about the problem of whether or not God can commit evil ...

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  • Metaphors Revealing the Holy Spirit, Part Two: The Wind as a Metaphor of the Holy Spirit

    By John McKinley

    Nov. 18, 2015

    In part 2 of this blog series, I present the second biblical metaphor revealing the Holy Spirit: the wind. We need to discern what the metaphor is, and what its meanings are within the biblical and ANE framework. I will be drawing some details from the Dictionary of Biblical Imagery ...

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  • Walking with Jesus in the Midst of Life’s Relentlessness

    By Joy Mosbarger

    Nov. 16, 2015

    There are times for all of us when we feel bruised and battered by the relentlessness of life. We long for respite, a chance to catch our breath before the next project or crisis consumes us. But often, life’s challenges are unremitting. They just keep on coming! ...

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  • Roger Lundin (1949-2015)

    By Matt Jenson

    Nov. 13, 2015

    I remember him larger than life. He was a big man—tall, solidly built, with a voice that boomed and the occasional flair for the dramatic. To this day, nearly twenty years later, the lasting image I have of Roger Lundin finds him crawling across the

    The post Roger Lundin ...

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