Objection: “God’s plan” and “man’s free will” are incompatible

A: “If God gave man free will, how can everything be part of God’s plan? B: “If everything is part of God’s plan, how can we have free will?” These questions were raised by my cousin’s friend. Although I didn’t know how he (my cousin’s friend) understood “God’s plan” and “free will/freedom,” nevertheless, for the… Read More Objection: “God’s plan” and “man’s free will” are incompatible

Three things to remember when your faith is being questioned or assaulted

There’s no doubt to the influence the campus has towards a student. To deny it, I think, is to betray our common experience. Or as Jonathan Morrow simply puts it, “College has a unique ability to squash you into a certain mold – and this shape is mostly determined by the people you spend the majority of your… Read More Three things to remember when your faith is being questioned or assaulted

The God of the “Thou shalt nots.”

“God is a constant kill-joy” was the phrase I heard from a friend long time ago. Now as a Christian, that view however betrays my experience walking with God and how he is portrayed especially by the psalmists in the Old Testament. But as much as I wanted to react differently, I find myself reminded by the similar person I used to be… Read More The God of the “Thou shalt nots.”

Three things we can learn from Søren Kierkegaard

Existentialism is one the most celebrated and promoted school of thought in the area of philosophy, humanities, and in the liberal arts. It started in the late 19th up to the 20th century, and was considered as a revolt or reaction against Hegelian philosophy, positivism, and rationalism, for these thoughts only focus on the object of the study… Read More Three things we can learn from Søren Kierkegaard