Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving 2013: Are You Thankful?

     Thanksgiving is only a few days away.  I don’t know about you, but I look forward to the relaxation and fellowship with family and friends around the Thanksgiving meal.  Then there is the grandest of American traditions, laying on the couch while watching parades and football, all the while drifting in and out of a nap.  Yep, Thanksgiving Day is a great day of the year.  Of course, this line of thinking set me to wondering how many people are truly thankful, especially given that we have this national holiday set aside for that very purpose?  Here are a few thoughts we might consider together when it comes to being thankful.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Atheism, What Is It?

         Not long ago I was talking with a man who said very candidly that he did not believe in God.  He seemed almost proud to proclaim he was an atheist.  In fact, he proclaimed his atheistic position as if it were some indication that he was somehow enlightened to ultimate reality.  The sad truth is, this particular gentleman labeled himself an atheist and there was not the slightest bit of evidence that he really understood what atheism is all about.  The following are some basic concepts and thoughts concerning atheism and how the position is completely untenable when examined in light of absolute truth.