The Urban Voice for Truth with Dr. Alfonse Javed

Can God Be Omniscient Without It Negating Our Freewill?

Here is how the problem is usually stated: If God has perfect foreknowledge, He knows exactly what we will do in the future. This means that we cannot choose to act in a way that violates His foreknowledge. Instead, we can only choose to act consistent with how He knows we will act. This means […]

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Can Evolution Adequately Account For And Sustain Morality ?

While nearly all of us agree that we are wired to make certain moral judgments, we disagree from where the wiring originates. While evolutionists claim that we evolved moral intuitions through a mindless, purposeless process for adaptive reasons, theists invoke God. However, the account of evolution encounters numerous problems. For one thing, evolution reduces morality […]

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Another London Attack, and Another Lesson

London has been stricken again. Another van was used to run over people in an attempt to spread terror and confusion. The difference this time around is the target audience—which is the Muslim community. It seems that London cannot get a break. The extremely diverse city that once held the status of being the capital […]

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Divided New York City, An Invitation For Terrorists

Those who love New York City and celebrate its diversity seem to be less concerned about the political divide within the city. Unfortunately, protesters of all kinds make this city their destination of choice to make their opinion known. Perhaps protesters should hold their protest campaigns in Washington D.C., where law makers, and representatives of […]

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What is Sharia (Shariah) Law to Western Nations?

According to Islamic scholars, Muslims worldwide ought to follow Sharia law. However, it is hard to understand what Sharia law is, and more importantly how to find a consensus. Many pro-Sharia writers are giving misinformed reasons for why the West should tolerate Sharia law. The Huffington Post states that “Asking a Muslim to stop believing […]

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Serving Two Authorities: God and Culture

I asked a General Theological Seminarian, “Does going to General shake up your faith?” She responded that it has been one of the greatest experiences in her life. Probing deeper, I asked about some of the untraditional/unbiblical teachings General seems to promote. “Well, I already believed in committed same-sex relationships before I ever came to […]

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