This story is just sad. All the more sad because it didn't have to happen (the oft-cited passage for snake handling doesn't appear in the oldest versions of Mark). Biblical exegesis aside, I genuinely hope and pray that his family and friends are finding the comfort and support they need.
Well, those crazy Brits are at it again. First, it was a pastor leaving the ministry to become an Elvis impersonator/evangelist. Now, a hair salon is using the Second Coming to promote their business. When will the madness end?! Hopefully not soon because this is rather entertaining.
Or maybe they haven't. Who knows for sure, but this a really interesting story nonetheless. Using records of earthquake activity in the area, a group of geologists have determined that Jesus was crucified on April 3, 33 A.D. I just don't know why they put so much time and effort into their research....Read more
For what seems like an eternity, Christians have debated the issue of creationism vs. evolution and it doesn't seem like we're any closer to a resolution. Until now. As I was sitting in the church which hosted my wife's commencement ceremony for medical school, I discovered that one of the...Read more