Category: Culture

Walmart Shooting - El Paso
Culture Faith

An Ugly Weekend

This weekend was heartbreaking. We saw evil rear it’s ugly head up close and personal in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH. Seeing those innocent lives taken and the shattered communities left to pick up the pieces is agonizing. These mass shootings have been a textbook example of why we need reasonable gun laws. They’ve […]

R. L. Solberg 
Apologetics Culture Theology

A Berean Approach

A very lively theological debate with a friend over the appropriateness of Christians displaying Christmas trees has led me to write a couple recent blog articles. (Here and here. ) This is the third installment of articles inspired by this ongoing conversation. A series of articles inspired by actual theological debates and discussions that I […]

R. L. Solberg 
Culture Faith Theology

Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?

To most Christians, Christmas is a sacred religious holiday. But in modern times it’s become more of a cultural and commercial phenomenon. The Christmas we celebrate in the West today—opening gifts, decorating trees, singing carols, putting up stockings, roasting chestnuts, Santa, and all the rest—has often been criticized by the Christian community for becoming too […]

R. L. Solberg 
Apologetics Culture Faith Philosophy Theology

A Piece of Life

The following exchange happened between an unidentified questioner, and an Indian yogi and mystic called Jaggi Vasudev, who is more commonly known as Sadhguru. The questioner asks, “We have light and dark, we have hot and cold, do we have also good and bad?” Sadhguru answers, “Good and bad is not in terms of your […]

R. L. Solberg 
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