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Some Say There Is No God. What If They Are Wrong?

I recently published an article highlighting some short Bible verses that hold tremendous meaning. For a couple of weeks, I promoted that post on Facebook. The article was well received, generating over 1.3k likes. But of course, as Facebook goes there are always dissenters. I had some fairly interesting comments posted on my page from people asserting that there is no God.

there is no godI don’t mind. I’m used to that kind of stuff.

I’ve always been fascinated by people who claim there is no God. Questioning whether there is a God is one thing. At least that person is thinking it through. But to deny the possibility altogether seems unimaginative.

I had a professor in grad school who fit this description. He thought we Christians in the class were shallow and narrow-minded. He scoffed at our belief that there is one God who oversees the entire universe. To him, we needed to open our minds and embrace other philosophical and scientific realities.

I always found that ironic. He chastised our singular vision and wanted us to be more open. Yet he himself was never open to the possibility that we might be right.

Which brings me to ask this question to anyone reading this right now:

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Is Reliability, Price or Features Most Important When Buying a Car?

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What do you look for when buying a car? The reason I ask is that we are on the verge of doing just that. Our two-year lease experiment with an electric car is coming to an end. We will not be renewing the lease and are looking at buying a car … [Continue reading]

3 Reasons Kids Should Watch Every Moment of Olympic Coverage

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Today my kids will drag themselves out of bed and head back to school. Unfortunately, our back to school season is clashing with another major world event happening right now - the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. So there will be no more 10-hour, … [Continue reading]

The Consequences of Riding Your Motorcycle Unprotected

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There have been some rumblings in and around my house of late. Two of the young men who are in a Bible study group my wife and I host have recently bought a motorcycle. My kids love to hear them roar out of our driveway. They are responsible young … [Continue reading]

Back to School Tips to Manage Your Crazy Mornings

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Next week my kids head back to school. YES and DOUBLE YES! They will hate that I’m saying that but after two long summer months it’s time to get back to the school thing. And to celebrate that, I’m going to remind my kids (and all of you who are … [Continue reading]

A Wedding To Do List For After You Say “I Do” (Infographic)

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If you are inside of one year until you tie the knot with your significant other, you probably have a million things to accomplish on your wedding to do list. OK, maybe not one million but there are a lot of things to take care of. I’m sure it seems … [Continue reading]

13 Encouraging Bible Verses for Men

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Let’s face it - men need encouragement. We try to act tough like we can handle everything on our own. But deep down, if we are being honest, we need to be lifted up just like anyone else. So it’s a good thing there are many encouraging Bible verses … [Continue reading]

Why It’s Worth Your Time to Learn About Credit

Credit is one of the most poorly understood financial structures in the life of the average American. Everybody knows that mot people have credit scores (whatever those are) and that wise spending and paying off your credit bill make a score go up. … [Continue reading]

This Smith and Wesson Stock Chart Reveals Our Biggest Fear

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Smith and Wesson stock is reaching heights never seen before in the history of the company. The stock price closed at $29.07 on Friday, just 30 cents shy of it’s all time high. However, that alone doesn’t tell the whole story. Smith and Wesson … [Continue reading]

6 Tips for Improving your Finances in College

College is one of the most exciting times in a person's life. Yet at the same time it can be one of the toughest, especially when it comes to your finances. All those stories you've heard about college students eating instant noodles for weeks and … [Continue reading]

Your Mental To Do List Before Starting a Room Addition

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So you've made all your plans and crunched the numbers and are finally ready for a room addition. That's great news! But are you sure you know what to expect for the next couple months? Most homeowners think they know exactly what is coming. The … [Continue reading]