The “Ease” of Ambiguity The hot rays of sun would pound down upon the concrete, as I would stand gun in hand, ready for the competition to begin. The 100-degree days of scorching heat with high humidity, not a cloud in the sky, and no wind at all are so intense that once a young man tragically dropped to the ground as we were all involved in the competition. You see, back in … [Read more...] about Hiding Amidst The Clouds of Uncertainty
The Telos of Deconstruction One of the main issues to consider whenever we are examining a movement such as deconstruction is to answer the question what is the telos or purpose it is trying to achieve? In order to obtain that comprehension, we need to look at the origins of a movement and analyze it in terms of what it definitionally says it seeks to do in the world. We … [Read more...] about What is The Purpose of Deconstruction?
Young People Leaving The Church Towards the end of March, Christianity Today published a book review of an author’s work where they sought to harmonize evolution with the doctrine of original sin.1 Now, I have written against attempts to somehow change or synthesize the creation account of Genesis with evolution. Anyone wanting to study this area more should certainly follow … [Read more...] about Is Deconstruction Driven By Evangelical Opposition To Science?
The Proper Approach Recently, I have been spending a fair amount of time critiquing the deconstruction movement (see here, here, and here). While I firmly believe that deconstruction promotes far more than merely asking questions, I do also see that one thought many will probably have is to comprehend how we as believers seek to understand truth coming to God with sincere … [Read more...] about How Should Believers Seek Answers From God?
Ambiguous Definitions Relevant Magazine published an article seeking to guide those who have gone through the process of “deconstruction” as to what they should do now. They start out by discussing the hypothetic situation of their readers going through some sort of a questioning process around foundational worldview and spiritual issues. They state: “But now things are … [Read more...] about Deconstruction To Reconstruction: A Feelings Driven Journey