Thru Rose-Colored Glasses

When as a kid, I found a box with several pairs of small rose-colored glasses.  My curiosity was peaked, so I asked my mom, “What are these small rose-colored glasses?”  She, being a farmer’s daughter, was quick to give a not so pleasant answer.  “Well, son, when a chicken is injured, it is necessary toContinue reading “Thru Rose-Colored Glasses”

God, Creation, Evolution

I have heard both sides of the argument. Maybe you have as well.  “I cannot believe in Creation, for science tells me something different.  Evolution seems easier to accept.” Yet strangely, when I look at the Creation story and compare it with Evolution, I see things differently.  But, let’s be honest with ourselves.  When weContinue reading “God, Creation, Evolution”

Creation versus Salvation

The Bible begins with Creation, but Christian theology has, for centuries, had other priorities. Many believe the primary story of the Old Testament is the election of Israel. This election of Israel as an emphasis reduces Creation to an afterthought, a mere accessory to the weightier biblical concern of human salvation. Salvation History is theContinue reading “Creation versus Salvation”