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I'm a full-time software developer for eFolder, Inc, working remotely. I from Wichita, KS but have been traveling the globe since June, 2013.

I am pro-tem moderator for Spanish Language.


Jan
5
comment What's the difference between predestination and predeterminism?
@Mr.Bultitude: The more important question is: What does the Bible mean by the word, and what do Calvinists (or others) mean by the word, and is if there are possible differences, what are they?
Jan
5
comment What's the difference between predestination and predeterminism?
@Mr.Bultitude: Whether it's a Biblical word or not has absolutely nothing to do with the undeniable fact that it is also a Calvinist doctrinal word. Calvinists are allowed to use Biblical words in their doctrine.
Jan
5
comment Can science prove Calvinism wrong?
Whoa... how did we get from quantum physics to rape? I think you're trying to be argumentative, @Grasper.
Jan
5
comment Do any denominations take “turn the other cheek” as a literal command to be followed?
The literal command is not "turn the other cheek" but "Do not resist an evil person." "Turn the other cheek" is an example of how to do that. Not that this means one should not, literally, turn the other cheek, but if one stops there, they've totally missed the point, and their "literal" Bible interpretation needs help.
Jan
5
comment Did the notion of “Youth Group” exist in the early church?
The concept of adolescence, of which "youth group" is part, is a very modern concept, which was invented with the event of ubiquitous higher education. So of course it didn't exist at the time the NT was written. Prior to that time (up to ~150 years ago, depending on the part of the world), there were effectively two "age groups": Children, and marriageable adults.
Jan
5
comment Can science prove Calvinism wrong?
@Grasper: Round World isn't aspect of faith -- I think you need to brush up on your history.
Jan
5
comment How do Mormons understand Revelation 22:3?
I have edited your question to be a little better formatted, and to read a bit better, and I removed your second, unrelated, question about planets. If you want to ask another question about planets, feel free to do that, but it should be its own post.
Jan
5
comment Can science prove Calvinism wrong?
@Grasper: yes but I want to know what it is that is convincing them to say No -- Then you should ask this, and only this. "How do Calvinists respond to the charge that science disproves predeterminism?" This would be within scope. Your question as worded is asking for opinions.
Jan
5
comment Why did God use humans to write the Bible?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about God's motivation.
Jan
2
comment What evidence exists for post-Biblical miracles?
I have voted to close this question, even though I asked it, as it no longer fits the current site guidelines. Despite being a list question, it's also primarily opinion based, as what one believes to be a miracle is subject to much interpretation.
Jan
2
comment What would be different if there were no Holy Spirit?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about speculation.
Dec
29
comment Do emotions dictate our destiny/faith?
I don't understand why you seem to think shyness and introversion contradict being "good and friendly."
Dec
29
comment When did the massacre of the innocents happen?
Remember that Jesus was born anywhere between 7-2BCE, so there's plenty of opportunity for overlap.
Dec
27
comment Must a Christian accept the Bible to be infallible and/or inerrant?
@thedarkwanderer: Then it's a good thing I put a meaningful qualifier on it. I stand by my statement that from a cultural standpoint that is the only meaningful definition.
Dec
26
comment Why did God give man an imagination?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about the motivation of God.
Dec
24
comment Roman Catholics: What is the precise manner of expressing the relationship of the humanity (human nature) to the divine person of the Son?
According to whom? How one defines this relationship depends on what one believes.
Dec
24
comment How is the belief that Christians are both adopted and begotten sons of God reconciled?
I think this question needs a doctrinal scope to be answerable.
Dec
22
comment In the Eucharist, does the bread become Christ's “spiritual body” or “natural body”?
I don't think the apostle Paul was talking about the Eucharist. LOL
Dec
22
comment In the Eucharist, does the bread become Christ's “spiritual body” or “natural body”?
What distinction are you trying to make? What makes you think the spiritual body isn't natural? As far as I know, Catholics believe that the bread takes on the substance of Christ's body, which is some sort of its own ontological category... or something. I would be asking about that, rather than asking about what is likely a false dichotomy.
Dec
22
comment On which date was Christ born?
@TheGeeko61: I often celebrate my birthday on a date other than my actual birthday. I've also met a couple of people who didn't know their actual birthday, but that didn't stop us from guessing, and having a party anyway.