Category Archives: Science

The God Who is Already Here

Deus ex Machina

 There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle, or you can live as if everything is.  -Albert Einstein My colleague, Jonathan Thomas, preached a provocative sermon yesterday. He challenged our basic assumptions about God—where God is and isn’t; what God gets involved in; the occasions, moments, places where…

The Beautiful Impossible

Hubble image

Unbelieving types often wonder how in the world we can believe in “miracles” that seem so impossible. What’s “impossible” anyway? I was just reading some galactic facts that blew a brain circuit. Get a load of this.   “Fourteen billion years ago the entire universe we observe today—containing upwards of 100 billion galaxies—was contained in…

This is Your Brain on Technology

A mother was asking me the other day for resources on how to talk to her six year-old son about death. It wasn’t that a family member had died—or the family dog had. The boy was playing violent video games on play dates (“I don’t allow them in our home” she said), and he came…