For All the Saints
We all know, from an early age, that we are going to die. But that abstract knowledge truly
becomes our own only much later. Sometimes it comes as a gradually developing
awareness, sometimes more suddenly. It came late for me--during my fortieth year.
The Case for Life After Death
If life after death cannot be proved scientifically, is it then intellectually irresponsible to
accept it? Only if you assume that it is intellectually irresponsible to accept anything that
cannot be proved scientifically.
Through the Valley of the Shadow
If it's time for me to go, I'm happy with that. I know I'm ready. God
has shown me that something far better is waiting for me...
Mark Perry knew what it was like to look death in the face--and triumph. In the fall of
1984, a mysterious growth occurred on the back of his neck. Finally, a biopsy from another
growth on his arm revealed the devastating news: he was diagnosed with AIDS.
He was given six months to live.
Courageously, Mark passed away in 1987. But before his death, he shared his story with
LIA staff member Bob Davies.
The Truth about Heaven
What the Bible teaches about Heaven, and how these teachings should impact the way we live.
All That Lives Must Die
If death is inevitable, then grief is unavoidable. In this
sweeping essay, the author considers various philosophical
bents behind different approaches to consolation for the
Would You Like to Know God Personally?
The following four principles will help you discover how to know God personally
and experience the abundant life He promises.
In this letter to the U.S. Supreme Court, Mother Teresa addresses
the issue of the protection of unborn human life. She asks the Court
to consider the founding principles of America as guidelines to their
decisions regarding the matter of abortion.
The Problem of Evil
The problem is discussed of how a good and powerful God
could allow evil and suffering in His creation--both from a
philosophical and religious perspective.
Answering the Big Questions of Life
The three major world views--theism, naturalism, and
pantheism--have vastly different answers to some of life's
biggest questions: Why is there something rather than
nothing? How do you explain human nature? What happens to a
person at death? How do you determine right and wrong? How
do you know that you know?
The Sovereignty of God
John H. Stoll
Even though Christians place their trust in a sovereign God, there is a tendency, when things
in the world look confused, to wonder, at times, if God really is in control.
(Chapter 6 of "Biblical Principles for Christian Maturity")
A Biblical Philosophy of Life
John H. Stoll
In order to achieve a balanced view or philosophy of life, God has given us
both a mind to think with, and emotions with which to feel and love. The problem is that
human beings tend to gravitate to one extreme or the other.
(Chapter 29 of "Biblical Principles for Christian Maturity")