May 12, 2016
There are about 2.2 billion people in the world who consider themselves Christian - almost one-third of the world's population. That's a lot of people who lead very different lives and who hold very different worldviews. So what do we mean when use the word "Christian?"
April 24, 2016
This week, another question about prayer. Actually, a question about one specific part of one specific prayer. In the Lord's Prayer, we pray "give us this day our daily bread" - so why are people still hungry?
April 4, 2016
Christianity and Islam are often depicted as being at odds in media coverage. But both faiths share a common origin. Do Christians and Muslims worship the same God?
March 16, 2016
We take a brief look at one of the great stories of the Old Testament: Moses and the parting of the Red Sea. Was the parting of the Red Sea a real event, and how might it have happened?
(Credits: closing music "Cylinder Six," by Chris Zabriskie)
February 28, 2016
This week, we talk about one of the most fundamental activities of spiritual life: prayer. What should we pray for? How should we pray? And, maybe most importantly, why should we pray?
(Credits: photo by Milada Vigerova; closing music "The Sun Is Scheduled To Come Out Tomorrow," by Chris Zabriskie)
February 8, 2016
This week is Ash Wednesday, and that means answering the inevitable question that will be floating around: What are you giving up for Lent?
(Credits: closing music "God Be With You Till We Meet Again," by Chris Zabriskie)
January 27, 2016
This week, questions about the tension and balance of science and faith, and whether it's possible to affirm the contributions of science while maintaining a deep sense of spirituality.
(Credits: closing music "Cylinder Five," by Chris Zabriskie.)
January 18, 2016
This week, a handful of questions all wrestling with the same essential question: how can God allow bad things to happen to good people?
December 23, 2015
In these days before Christmas, a question about Jesus's birth: How was Mary a virgin?
December 15, 2015
A three-word question. Only ten letters. So simple, and so complex, all at the same time: Where is God?