Category Archives: Truth

Being the Younger Brother in Luke 15 – Move United

A sequel to last week’s post. Of all the parables of Jesus, the one with the most impact on my life is commonly known as “The Prodigal Son” (Luke 15:1-2, 11-32). Despite this traditional title, it has three important characters: … Continue reading

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How Do We Know That Newton’s Gravitational Constant is Really Constant?

In his “banned” TED talk, Rupert Sheldrake claims that the uncertainties in the measurements of Newton’s gravitational constant (“big G”) imply that it might vary with time. This constant determines the strength of all gravitational attractions in the universe, from an … Continue reading

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Review of Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department

Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department by United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division My rating: 5 of 5 stars I wish I could simply quote the entire report for this review since it is so important to understanding … Continue reading

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The rescuers rode bicycles!

In 2016, the Facebook algorithm showed me stories of four people who rescued others from horrible situations. They were separated by thousands of miles and three years, but they had one thing in common: the rescuers rode bicycles! These four … Continue reading

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Sioux Tribal Divisions in South Dakota Explained – YouTube

A little late for Native American Day, but I found this explainer very helpful.

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My Prayer For Today

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation as you come to know him, so that, with the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may … Continue reading

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An Evangelical Christian Climatologist: Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

In the third annual Anderson Lecture in Science and Religion, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe considered the scientific evidence for human-caused climate change and address common objections to such evidence. Speaking as both an internationally renowned climate scientist and an evangelical Christian, … Continue reading

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Presidential Candidates and Verbal Honesty | The Adventures of My Pet Hamster

From my friend, colleague, and owner of the computer that hosts this blog, Dr. Stephen Sekula: In this post, I discuss my own recent attempt to quantify the data collected by PolitiFact by constructing an “Verbal Honesty Score” for the … Continue reading

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The Global Warming “Pause” In My Own Words

In the video above from Oct. 6, 2015, Sen. Ted Cruz aggressively questions the head of the Sierra Club (Dr. Aaron Mair) on the alleged “pause” in global warming. My friend Joe posted it on Facebook; I responded with a link … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs’ REAL Last Words

A short composition falsely claiming to be the last words of Steve Jobs has been circulating on Facebook again. It is a lie. His real last words, related by his sister in a beautiful eulogy, were shorter and much more interesting: Before … Continue reading

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