A Philosophical Transformation Series: What is the Truth? Can we know it? A Battle of Worldviews

Ecce Homo painting via Wikimedia Commons I prayed a short prayer one day, as I began my first semester at Liberty University. I knew I loved Jesus, but I didn’t really understand how it fit into everything in my life. I felt like I didn’t really know the full implications of my faith in areas … More A Philosophical Transformation Series: What is the Truth? Can we know it? A Battle of Worldviews

Twelve Points that Prove Christianity is True

stock photo, cc 2.0 vi Pixabay Can Christianity be proven? Contrary to popular belief that the Christian faith is based on unproven assumptions, there is actually a great deal of evidence for the Christian worldview.  This is a twelve point reasoning process, in extremely short form, indicating a reasoning route beginning at “Can truth be … More Twelve Points that Prove Christianity is True

You Have the Honor of Communing with the Architect of Reality

Via Wikimedia, Ontario Snowfall It’s quite astonishing to me that I have the ability to commune regularly with the architect of time, space, matter, energy, and consciousness.  Dare I treat it as ordinary?  Dare I allow it to become mundane?  Though I am only human, I can perceive at least some of this wonder.  Can’t … More You Have the Honor of Communing with the Architect of Reality

Could we be on the verge of a New Temperance Movement?

Young Men these days. Time and again in human history the excesses of society must be addressed.  As the tides of over-indulgence take hold and bubble into the grizzly morning afters of post-modernism, lifestyles of stupefied putrefaction must give way to temperance movements.  What is temperance?  It means “self-restraint in action.”  Or put more simply; … More Could we be on the verge of a New Temperance Movement?

Overcoming Drugs and Depression: Believe in Hope, Persevere through Obstacles

Keynote Address at Salvation Army/NTC Graduation Ceremony Good evening graduates, distinguished leaders, and faculty of the college. It’s an honor to be here today. As many of you already know I am the son of the infamous Stan Steckbauer. I recall when I was a kid, and I’d be at my dads program, wandering around … More Overcoming Drugs and Depression: Believe in Hope, Persevere through Obstacles