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Arguing about the morality of a thing with an atheist is pointless

Everyone has heard the charge:  God is a moral monster.  Indeed, Christians themselves have often struggled to reconcile the goodness of God with some of the actions recorded in the Scriptures, not to mention the bloodiness of human history.  I have myself struggled with this.  What thoughtful person hasn’t?  Unfortunately, as soon as you open your mouth to charge God with evil conduct, you have proved he exists, and also that he is good, because unless there exists a good God, all moral statements are nonsensical.

Granted, how you get from one to the other requires some intermediary steps.  It … continue reading...

Breathtaking: One Woman’s Fight to Live and Find Hope in the Face of Certain Death. A Review of Amber Nicole Metz’s Book, “Breathtaking”

A review of Amber Nicole Metz’s Breathtaking

Book Description
A modern-day A Grief Observed and Confessions combined, Breathtaking is an account of a young woman who walked through the valley of the shadow of death and found that He alone is enough.
Product Details

  • Paperback: 212 pages
  • Publisher: Pleasant Word-A Division of WinePress Publishing (December 4, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1414108974
  • ISBN-13: 978-1414108971
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches

Amber’s Webpage: http://www.ambermetz.com/
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I have in my hands Amber Nicole Metz’s “Breathtaking.” Amber has been battling cystic fibrosis for her entire life. After nineteen years,… continue reading...