Why Does God Allow Suffering?

One of the greatest challenges to belief in God is the problem of suffering. But it's not just atheists who struggle with this challenge. Most everyone is conflicted by the fact that there is so much unnecessary suffering in the world, and it would seem that God, if God exists, is often apathetic. I've approached … Continue reading Why Does God Allow Suffering?

Does GOD Exist? …and Does it Matter?

If you are reading this article it is because you’re seeking some kind of answer to the age-old question, “Does God Exist?”  And it is likely that you have already decided whether or not you believe in God.  If this is so, then you might just be  looking for some confirmation.  But I would ask … Continue reading Does GOD Exist? …and Does it Matter?

The Spiritual Freethinker

Calling oneself a “Spiritual Freethinker” might seem a contradiction in terms, since “freethought” is generally equated with Atheism.  In fact, I was once declined membership into a “Freethought” organization because on the application I answered “yes” to the question, “Do you believe in a supernatural being (i.e. ‘God’)?” I was actually quite surprised by this.  … Continue reading The Spiritual Freethinker