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Whose Idea is Hell?

Is Hell a literal place, and if so, what’s it like? Is it dark? Is it a place of torment? Does it last forever? Everyone from theologians to thespians to thugs has a theory on Hell. But if we want to move from assumptions to answers, maybe we should turn to the One who is responsible for it.

And famed writer Dorothy Sayers knows exactly who that is. Continue reading

We’re Checking In…for Good!

Painting the walls. Hanging the family portrait. Rearranging the furniture. Replacing a couch. Setting out pictures of friends. Sounds like a normal weekend remodeling project in the suburbs, right? But what if it were a hotel room? Would that be a little weird?

Then why do we do the same thing with our lives in general? Continue reading

Name in the Sand

He owns at least 200 cars, and built a special pyramid in which to store them. He also constructed the world’s biggest pick-up truck…complete with a full suite of luxury rooms. He even has a custom-made, globe-shaped motor home that is exactly one-millionth the size of the Earth.

But evidently, not even that was enough for Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan. Continue reading

Time Off for Good Behavior…or Computer Glitches

Prisons in California were recently ordered to release a sizeable number of convicted criminals in order to reduce overpopulation at the state’s correctional facilities. In the process, over 10,000 law breakers were paroled. The early release was only intended to affect inmates deemed a “low risk” to society.

But something went terribly wrong. Continue reading