Book Review: Junkyard Wisdom

Roy Goble is my friend. The first day I met him, I hated him. We met in 1977 as incoming freshman at Westmont College. He is a Giants fan; I bleed Dodger blue. One of the first things we did together was play catch. We have done a lot of things together since then and […]

Ethics Course “180” Review

Many people have asked me why I am teaching a course on Ethics at the church.  The implication is that it is unnecessary in some way: because people already know how to act because our positions are already reasoned and settled all we need to do is toe the company line But just as with […]

Intro to Ethics – Wednesday Study

(The video feed is raw, so the volume is spotty, I will edit and update the post, if you are reading this then suffer through an unedited mp3!) On Wednesday nights at Olive Grove Church we are studying Ethics together.  Last night was an introductory night where we outlined some basic terms and categories then […]

William Lane Craig debates Sam Harris

There are 9 total YouTube videos, you can find the rest on YouTube. William Lane Craig debates Sam Harris on the topic “Does Good Come From God?”  Dr. Craig simply demolishes Dr. Harris in this philosophical debate.  Harris demonstrates no capacity to offer an argument in response to Craig.  In the absence of argument he […]

A Man’s Moral Worth

Henning von Tresckow was a Major General in the German Wehrmacht and a chief conspirator in the Valkyrie plot (he is played by Kenneth Branagh in the modern movie “Valkyrie” which starred Tom Cruise). He spoke these words to a fellow conspirator Fabian von Schlabrendorff who is the source for these words: “The whole world […]