Category Archives: apologetics

Ask not how a pastor can minister to you. Ask how you can minister to others!

Ask not how a pastor can minister to you. Ask how you can minister to others! People besides a preacher have something to say from God. Why not let them speak up in church? When many people freely speak, we … Continue reading

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Beyond IT “potato sorting” to nonmaterial reality

Computers are glorified potato sorters (separating electrons rather than potatoes). People translate data into electronic codes and then a computer sorts, arranges, categorizes, stores, and retrieves those coded electrons as directed by a person (or a program written by a person). … Continue reading

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Which formula rings true to you?

God + nothing = everything. G0d took nothing  (0) and made it everything! This formula makes so much more sense to my mind (and my heart) than the formula behind our contemporary secular society: Time + nothing = everything. Which … Continue reading

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People who close their mind and heart to God like to boast that they are open minded.

Some people choose to close their mind and heart to God and then boast about how open-minded their closed minds are. We all close our mind to some things. What is your mind closed to? I choose to close my mind … Continue reading

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What Kind Of God Do We Need?

We desperately need a living, active, present God! –A God who isn’t bound to a program run by a man. –A God who can speak through anybody He chooses, not just through those with religious position, power, or authority. –A … Continue reading

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2014 in review — Free Gas For Your Think Tank!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 55,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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What Can Nothing Do?

What can nothing do?  Absolutely nothing! If you capture some nothing in a science lab (creating a vacuum) can your sample of nothing do enough in a scientific lab to justify the belief of many modern “intellectuals” that nothing produced … Continue reading

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