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October 20, 2014

God, Ebola, and Franklin Graham

By:Richard Handler

Franklin Graham and countless others united in prayer for Kent Brantly, a doctor who contracted Ebola while on assignment in Liberia. Brantly was miraculously healed. Some attribute this miracle to medicine, others attribute it to the work of God, and many attribute it to both. Richard Handler wrestles with the mysterious idea of answered prayer, and his difficulties with such assertions. Read More
October 20, 2014

Fear Not Ebola

By:Kathleen Ngenda

I do not fear the Ebola, I fear the human condition... I have this fear, but I continue to take it to God’s throne and pray that He will intervene on behalf of this nation.
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October 15, 2014

The Grateful Walking Dead

By:Richard Handler

Cultivating habits of gratitude is the work of families and civilization. In the world of The Walking Dead, the characters are glad for anything that keeps them human. You could say that for our world too. Read More
October 8, 2014

Terror, Nihilism & Kin

By:Richard Handler

Digging for a proper explanation of what is going on in Iraq and Syria, Richard Handler explains how kinship and family play a role both in the conflict and the resolution. Read More
October 1, 2014

Cleaning Up Your Room

By:Richard Handler

It’s as if your mind is one giant Value Village store, full of endless rows of rubbish. Read More
September 26, 2014

My Evangelical Experience

By:Richard Handler

Can “love” be so freely given? Read More
September 18, 2014

Offended: In the Eye of the Beholder

By:Sheldon Neil

In a self-absorbed world, what may be wrong or improper to you may be heroic to me. Read More
September 17, 2014

Taking Religion Seriously

By:Richard Handler

When British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.S. President Barak Obama declare that ISIS is not Islamic, it may be the necessary, political thing to do. But is this a new form of “I know best” imperialism? Read More
September 11, 2014

The Stubborn Agnostic: Secular/Believer Divide

By:Richard Handler

From my agnostic point of view, when a good idea comes my way, I don’t credit God. And needless to say, I don’t thank him. Read More
September 2, 2014

The Stubborn Agnostic: Truth and Reconciliation

By:Richard Handler

What do you make of a religion-- Christianity or any religion-- when the institutions that promulgate that faith are involved the heinous crimes of an era? Read More