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Here Comes the Boom – Kevin James and Religion in Entertainment

Recently our family rented the movie Here Comes the Boom, starring Kevin James, Henry Winkler, and Salma Hayek. James plays a high school biology teacher who gets involved with mixed-martial arts (MMA) fighting to try to raise enough money to prevent the … Continue reading

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Don’t Drink the Kool-aid: Jonestown was an Atheist Marxist Socialist Cult

In modern Internet culture, references to “drinking the Kool-Aid” have become a rather common idiomatic expression to derogatorily describe anyone whose dedication to a cause or ideology is complete and unquestioning. Most people know that this is a reference to the terrible … Continue reading

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Original Poetry: By the Hand of Uriah

In the months I was preparing to visit Israel last year, I listened to a great deal of the Old Testament while riding my bicycle to and from work. Listening instead of reading helped me approach the scriptures in a way that prompted … Continue reading

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Doubting Darwinism – 150 Years of The Origin of the Species

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of “The Origin of the Species” by Charles Darwin.  If you’ve followed this blog for a significant time you know that I have doubts about the compatibility of Darwinism and the belief … Continue reading

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An LDS Opportunity: The Coming Evangelical Collapse

In an interesting article published in the Christian Science Monitor, Michael Spencer argues that within the next 10 years there will be a major collapse of Evangelical Christianity.  Spencer, who describes himself as a “postevangelical reformation Christian in search of … Continue reading

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