Suffering and the Hope of Healing (part 2)
Article reflecting on suffering and hope, through the perspective or Lazarus. Jesus own resurrection surpassed Lazarus' temporary resurrection to give us all hope through suffering and loss in this life and the one to come.
Suffering and the Hope of Healing (part 1)
Article on suffering and hope. Drawing from Jesus encounter with Peter's mother-in-law, in Mark 1, we see how Jesus came as the ultimate conquerer over suffering and death.
Turning Evil into Song (mp3)
A talk by Dale Fincher on Luke 18:31-19:10. Addressing evil, suffering, difficulties in our lives. Using Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony, Dale draws the listening into hope on how Jesus transforms evil into song.
How Grace Hastens Hell: Reflections on Lars von Trier's Dogville
Movie reflection on Lars Von Trier's movie, Dogville. Warning: possible movie spoiler.
A Tame Movie: A Review of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Movie reflection on The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
Cultural Illusions in the Christian School
Talk addressing various assumptions in Christian culture, particularly Christian schools, that mimic an unbelieving world, including concepts of faith and truth.
Dreams without Content
Article on dreams, wishful thinking, and blind faith, includes examples from Prince of Egypt and Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Reflecting on Faith
Article on faith reflecting on Luke 2, contrasing Herod and the Magi.
Article that explores 'childlike' faith, how to think about it, and what to do with it.
Article on DNA findings that the human race decended from similar ancestors.