Preaching that does not call the hearers to repentance will not affect the heart of the hearers. Real change requires a change of heart.
To avoid stress and burnout in pursuit of our calling, we must rely on the sovereignty of God. We cannot do it all, but we must do what God calls us to do.
Rev. Heath published a piece in the Huffington Post which purports to give a Christian response to bullies. I have two points of challenge for Rev. Heath. One based on something she didn’t say and one based on something she did say.
A recent post for bravefaith.org got a response from several angry atheists. I share the lesson I learned from this exchange in this post.
The comparison of light and darkness in a 3 Doors Down lyric caught my ear. Can the light be found? What does the Bible say?
An article in the Huffington Post regarding the elevation of Marianne Cope prompted an examination of the need to pray to saints. What are we saying about the character of God when we teach that it is necessary to ask the saints to intercede on our behalf?
The Bruce Springsteen song “No Surrender” inspired some thoughts about what is worthy of such dogged pursuit by the believer. See what the Apostle Paul and C. S. Lewis have to say in relation to this.
In Matthew 10:16, Jesus enjoins his disciples to be wise as serpents and innocent as doves. John describes Jesus as being “full of grace and truth” in John 1:14. Both of these verse show that we are to be precise and determined in our thinking but open and gracious in our behavior toward others. To […]
Gutenberg could not have imagined the speed of communication today. The church has the opportunity to use this speed to proclaim the Gospel.