Summary of Augustine’s De Trinitate

Here is a very short summary paper I presented in Dr. McCall's ST 9000 Trinity and Atonement course at TEDS. I had to summarize Augustine's On The Trinity in 1,000 words. It was difficult. Here you go, enjoy! In his masterful work, De Trinitate, Augustine embarked on a rigorous journey through biblical texts, logical reasoning, and... Continue Reading →

Why Take Yourself So Seriously?

It should be no surprise to anyone reading this that we currently live in an ‘outrage culture’ (also known as a ‘call-out culture’). According to that bastion of cultural wisdom, Urban Dictionary, outrage culture is: “When people play the victim card and bend over backwards to be as offended as possible when they really aren't.... Continue Reading →

What Is Christian Theology?

I initially started this blog because I had some stuff to say about theology and I wanted to say it in creative, down-to-earth ways. But throughout my growth as a thinker, many of my posts have lost their down-to-earthiness. How shall this down-to-earthiness be restored? Are my blog posts no longer good for anything except... Continue Reading →

Sons of Thunder Episode 2: Naturalism vs. Evolution (Two Arguments from C. S. Lewis and Alvin Plantinga)

New episode of Sons of Thunder! My brother Joel and I talk about arguments against naturalism from two of the great Christian thinkers, C.S. Lewis and Alvin Plantinga. https://anchor.fm/the-think-podcast/episodes/Sons-of-Thunder-2---Naturalism-vs--Evolution-Two-Arguments-from-C--S--Lewis-and-Alvin-Plantinga-e4ogdg https://anchor.fm/the-think-podcast/episodes/Sons-of-Thunder-2---Naturalism-vs--Evolution-Two-Arguments-from-C--S--Lewis-and-Alvin-Plantinga-e4ogdg

Grant and Liza’s Wedding Ceremony

Dearly beloved, We are gathered here to celebrate the union of Grant Jacob Rost and Liza Suzanne Braatz. Now, as many of you well know, the story of Grant and Liza is a story as old as time. Their's is a classic love story of boy meets girls and- well, actually that’s not quite true.... Continue Reading →

Counseling Job in His Affliction

Part two of my final paper for Dr. Feinberg's "Problem of Evil" class was a short paper on how to give pastoral counsel Job in the midst of his affliction. This prompt forces us to deal with the religious problem of evil rather than the intellectual problem. Any problem of evil will require some intellectual... Continue Reading →

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