1. Are you Afraid of Demons?


    I remember learning about germs in fourth grade. We were told our world was saturated with tiny invisible creatures that can infect wounds and make us sick. I immediately stopped sharing already-chewed gum with other kids, stop using my sister’s … read more

  2. Is Suffering Part of God’s Secret Plan?

    Image by val.pearl via Flickr

    Image by val.pearl via Flickr

    In the Christian tradition since Augustine, the most common explanation for the apparent arbitrariness of life and God’s interaction with humanity has been God’s mysterious will—his “secret plan,” as Calvin says. Whether or not a … read more