Pull up a slab of rock, light a candle and grab a quill, ink and a scrap of papyrus to take notes. We're journeying together back to the year AD 58 to a Roman prison cell to listen in as Paul pens his letter to his Christian brothers and sisters in the city of Philippi. … Continue reading PHILIPPIANS 1: Servants & Saints (1:1-2)
You have heard the Christian slogan: "Christ is Lord of all or not at all." Right? National Public Radio had a featured story tonight on the Quiverfull movement. If you're unfamiliar with this movement, Wikapedia defines Quiverfull as "a movement among conservative evangelical couples...Its viewpoint is to receive children eagerly as blessings from God, … Continue reading Lord of the Bedroom?
Mark Driscoll debates Deepak Chopra and others on ABC's "Nightline Face-Off" over the question: "Does Satan exist?" Very lively and entertaining debate. Watch the whole debate HERE. What did you think?
Many of us can "talk the talk" when it comes to faith; but the sincerity of one's faith is really tested in the fiery furnace of trials and tribulations that life brings our way. Todd Johnson has been fighting terminal brain cancer since October 2008. I had the opportunity to sit down with him this … Continue reading Heroic Faith: Todd Johnson
I dove into the deep, philosophical writings of 17th century math prodigy, scientific pioneer and Christian philosopher Blaise Pascal for a little change of pace. He speaks of the irrational folly of those anti-religious skeptics who never sincerely give the Christian faith an honest examination but write it off a priori....
What happens when the gospel of the Jesus-shaped Kingdom of God is intermixed with a political ideology? Answer: Listen to any political talk show pushing a political agenda while buttressing it with religious rhetoric usually involving the phrase "Judeo-Christian" values. Michael Spencer, the Internet Monk, offers a very timely reminder to the millions of American … Continue reading “The Limbaughization of Christianity”