Question: If God knows if someone is going to hell, why does He give them life in the first place? Does He want them to experience something good so that when they get to hell they’ll “regret” their decision?
Continue reading Q&A: If they’re going to hell, why make them?
Q: Is lab-grown meat acceptable during the fast? Is the “Beyond Burger” acceptable during the fast?
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I received a question here, but my answer was getting so long that I felt it warranted it’s own post!
Continue reading Q&A: Dealing with a liar.
Question: Why am I not allowed to believe in the Big Bang Theory?
Question: Why am I not allowed to believe in Evolution?
Question: What is my stance supposed to be on dark matter?
There are too many questions of this kind that I cannot encapsulate them all other than the [insert theory here].
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Q: I’m having some troubles dealing with suffering, and I don’t want just the “Jesus loves me” answer. Any thoughts or insights?
Continue reading Q&A: I know Jesus loves me, but I’m suffering.
Q&A: What do I do when I don’t feel like striving anymore? I know I’m supposed to, but it’s brutal.
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A very Merry Christmas to all of us celebrating the feast of our Lord’s Incarnation today!
How amazing is it that we have a God who wants us, loves us, and is willing to come out of His majesty to literally be one of us? He Who is outside of time accepted to be in it, He without a body took on Flesh! What was the point of that? Really, why did Love become man?
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Q: Every time I find some resolve to begin to work on my spiritual life, I find that things get difficult. Instead of feeling like God “has my back” so to speak, I feel like my problems increase. I don’t just mean spiritual temptations (although that’s happening as well), I mean both spiritual temptations and things in the world. School goes bad, friendships get rocked, I don’t know, problems increase, and I can’t help but wonder if this is worth it. I guess the question is, what do I do when I feel like this?
Continue reading When I try, things get harder. Why bother?
Q: I feel like I’m not encouraged to use my mind in our culture at Church. I get the sense that if I question things, I’m seen as being heretical or something, and that I am doing something wrong. If it’s so wrong to think critically, then why did God even give us a mind?
Continue reading On the importance of balanced critical thinking
“For I have no pleasure in the death of any one, says the Lord GOD; so turn, and live”
Q: “Since God is going to always take us at our best time, why is it so hard to enter the kingdom?”
Continue reading Q&A: If He’s going to take us at our best time, why is it still so hard?