If you’ve ever read the book of James, you’ve read that he mentions an Old Testament prostitute named Rahab: (James 2:25) “In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute considered righteous for what she did when she gave… Read More ›
About a month or so before Christmas I started to feel a little off. Not terrible, really, but not all that great either. Tired all the time and generally blah were my biggest complaints but I attributed both to working… Read More ›
…the age at which most people become atheists indicates that it is almost never an intellectual decision, but an emotional one.
Although it is widely believed that science and Christianity are at odds, the opposite is actually true.
When people reject the Bible’s historical accounts of Creation, a global flood, and/or the resurection of Christ, for example, Peter says they are willfully ignorant (2 Peter 3:5). It’s not a matter of evidence; they just don’t want to be convinced.
So it can be a mistake to proceed as though the main problem is a lack of knowledge or convincing evidence with non-believers who have a heart problem that has caused them to…
Of course, the greatest example of God using evil for good is the death of Christ. Evil people brought him to the cross, but God used that cross as the means to save the world.
“I identify as a Christian but I don’t go to church.”
“I identify as a Christian but I’m really not that into it, it’s more of a cultural thing.”
In spite of what many people, even some Christians, may think, God wants us to be certain and base our certainty on evidence that can be articulated to others who may have doubts: “Let each man be fully convinced in… Read More ›
Not just pastors but lay ministers, church leaders at all levels, Sunday School teachers, deacons, elders, internet apologists, and ordinary Christians who read this blog. Have you ever taught or been taught to “shut up and just believe.” My guess… Read More ›