I Need To Find Mr. Cousineau and Become Barry Block By David Metcalfe May 14, 2020 In the HBO series, “Barry”, Bill Hader stars as a hitman named Barry Berkman who has to make a hit on a guy who is sleeping with a mobster’s wife. The target, Ryan Madisen, happens to be an aspiring actor, so Barry travels down to Los Angeles, goes to … Continue reading I Need To Find Mr. Cousineau and Become Barry Block
Bill Gates Isn’t The Hero This World Deserves; He’s The Hero This World Needs By David Metcalfe May 10, 2020 Despite Bill Gates’ existing popularity ever since “Microsoft” first took off in the 1980s, he’s only grown in popularity and cultural relevance, as computers have become more and more a part of every day life, and the entire world has been revolutionized by computers and … Continue reading Bill Gates Isn’t The Hero This World Deserves; He’s The Hero This World Needs
Should Mormons Believe In The Trinity? By David Metcalfe April 24, 2020 Trinity Doctrine In The Bible The trinity is essentially a Catholic teaching, which many Protestants also took along with them through the Reformation and subsequent denominations. The teaching of the trinity as fundamental, universal doctrine was established in the Nicene Creed in 325 AD, which uses the term “consubstantial” (translated from the Greek … Continue reading Should Mormons Believe In The Trinity?
Speaking In Tongues: Sometimes Insane, Often Useless, and Potentially Practical By David Metcalfe April 18, 2020 Counting Away Charismatic Credibility My friend once visited a charismatic church where they were really into the gifts of the spirit. In addition to shaking, fainting, yelling out “oh Lord Jesus!” dozens of times, and prophesying, they also spoke in tongues. They had a lineup of people going up to … Continue reading Speaking In Tongues: Sometimes Insane, Often Useless, and Potentially Practical
The Emergence of Politically Affiliated Dichotomies in Coronavirus Narratives By David Metcalfe April 10, 2020 Is the coronavirus going to destroy us all? Do we have to remain in isolation for years? Do we need total lockdown? Is it safe to leave your house? How is the virus transmitted? Do the “World Health Organization” and world leaders have good advice for us? These are some … Continue reading The Emergence of Politically Affiliated Dichotomies in Coronavirus Narratives
Dave Reads, Episode 7: Mormons and Racism With Lloyd Spencer Dave and Lloyd discuss racism in the Mormon church and try to figure out whether the Book of Mormon has racist verses in it. Continue reading Dave Reads, Episode 7: Mormons and Racism With Lloyd Spencer
A Final Response From David Click here for my first post Click here for Andrew’s Response There were many interesting points raised here, and I’ll address the ones that stood out to me: What does it mean to have “enough” evidence? Can someone reasonably disbelieve in God? Would a loving God make Himself known to everyone? Can a belief still be true if there is … Continue reading Why Isn’t God More Obvious? (Final Response To Andrew)