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A Response to Atheistic Moral Platonism

Some atheists who believe in objective moral values and duties argue that they’re simply brute facts of the universe, existing without explanation or foundation. Here’s how you can respond.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Amy K. Hall | September 19, 2019

When a Mentor Walks Away from Christianity

It’s disorienting when a mentor walks away from Christianity; the result can be grief, confusion, doubt, and even fear that it could happen to us. Here’s how we can think more clearly about this when it happens.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | September 11, 2019

Intelligent Design Theory Is the Result of Reason, Not Dogma

Many assume intelligent design is a religious claim that begins with the Bible, but people have been reasoning to the conclusion of intelligent design for millennia.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Amy K. Hall | August 7, 2019

A Fresh Look at Prayer

Prayer is a genuine expression of love and need from children to their Father. Here’s why seeing Him as our Father is key to helping us pray.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | August 6, 2019

Why God Doesn’t Promise Us an Easy Life

The goodness God wants for us is Christ and conformity to Him, not comfort. Here’s how suffering can accomplish God’s highest goal for us.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | July 25, 2019

Don’t Let Popular Culture Shape Your View of Reality

Spend enough time in artificial worlds that are grounded in false assumptions—especially without analyzing what you’re seeing—and you’ll be changed in ways you didn’t count on.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Amy K. Hall | July 17, 2019

The Believer’s Delight in God

Christians see God as someone to be desired, but not everyone sees Him this way. Whichever side of that divide you’re on, the other side likely seems incomprehensible to you.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | July 11, 2019

There Can Be No Moral Progress if There’s No Standard

The moral relativist who is fighting for a moral principle is living in tension with his beliefs, and this provides a great starting point for a spiritual conversation.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Amy K. Hall | June 27, 2019

The Danger of Building Your Theology on Anything Other Than the Bible

Once you step off the path illuminated by the Bible, the disastrous consequences will only continue to multiply. Brian Zahnd’s book is one example of this.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | June 11, 2019

Desire for Me What I Cannot Desire

We will not always desire God with the same intensity. In fact, there will be times when we can only persevere and trust that God will again revive us. Here’s what C.S. Lewis had to say about this.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | May 28, 2019