Reasons for God

Carson Weitnauer
Resolving doubts. Renewing purpose.
Created 21 Jan 2021
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  • The Missing Ingredient In Your Thanksgiving
    22 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Your Thanksgiving menu is missing an ingredient. I'm not talking about gravy, mashed potatoes, or pecan pie. Or salt. But let me be clear: if your Thanksgiving menu is missing those items, then your p...
  • How do we describe ourselves?
    15 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    What was Steve Baughman's first clue that something wasn't right about Ravi Zacharias? His credentials. A few examples: In 1974, Ravi was promoting himself as "The Billy Graham of India." In 1982, he ...
  • What's wrong with disembodied communication?
    08 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    What makes technology so dangerous? Some argue it is because technology leads to disembodied relationships. In fact, one Christian author identifies this as one of the most significant challenges faci...
  • The Unacknowledged Crisis in the Evangelical Church
    18 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 2
    In the past year, as a former employee at Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, I’ve learned more about church abuse than I ever wanted to know. And I’ve come to see that my blind spot was part of ...
  • A Way Out of Hyper-Individualism?
    11 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 0 1
    I regularly hear sharp critiques of America's culture of extreme individualism. What exacerbates the issue is each person has a unique take on this problem. In case anyone was unsure, I am not a polit...
  • Should you read this newsletter?
    04 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    I love seeing people in person. And after a year of mandated Zoom meetings, who wants to attend another virtual conference? How about an after-work Zoom party? Any interest in celebrating a live-strea...
  • How can we discern who really loves Jesus?
    27 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 1
    So many people claim the name of Jesus. But sometimes, what looked like love for Jesus turns out to be a mask that conceals a lust for money, power, fame, or sex. It is a stunning and painful experien...
  • How To Love the Ordinary
    20 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 4
    Humans love the extraordinary. But we usually feel the ordinary is boring, and we even have a word for it. "Mundane" is a synonym of ordinary, and it means "what lacks interest or excitement." But if ...
  • 9/11 and The Gift of Gratitude
    13 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 2 2
    It took 20 years after the 9/11 attacks to realize how much of this tragedy I had simply blocked from my mind. The overwhelming barbarity and evil of these terrorist attacks was more than I could pay ...
  • What's wrong with relativism?
    06 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 6
    For at least two decades I have understood and taught that the main problem with relativism is that it is false. Further, relativism isn’t just false, it is also illogical, irrational, self-defeating ...
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