January 29, 2019

If God Is For Us, by Trillia Newbell, is an excellently-written and well-organized Bible study of Romans 8.  Different from other studies which utilize recorded teaching sessions and require group discussion, If God Is For Us stands alone and allows for more flexibilit...

January 21, 2019

We have more opportunity to transfer information and ideas to one another than any people who came before us. And how do we use it? Mainly to excoriate other people. What has social media, non-stop news, and constant connection done to us? Honestly, it’s probably broug...

December 15, 2018

If the greatest commandment filter serves as a guide to someone’s dating practice and philosophy, what would the second greatest commandment filter be?

First, recall what Jesus explained serves as the second greatest commandment. Mark 12:28– 31 states:

One of the scribes...

December 12, 2018

While the culture has its ups and downs and continues to change its fashions and values like the average person changes socks, some matters remain perennially pertinent. When we approach those in their teenage years, the subjects of romance, dating, and relationships r...

December 7, 2018


“But did you know…?”

“That’s not the case…”

The above serve as certain markers. Someone readies himself or herself to explain something in correction of an erroneous claim. We do want our errors corrected, do we not? Never have I heard the lament, “O, that I c...

November 11, 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, we lived to see a major historical milestone: 100 years have passed since the armistice which ended combat between Allied forces and Germany in World War I. 

Many of us do not know much about this war, known as the Great War until its successor wre...

November 9, 2018

What do you think about marijuana?

The days of D. A. R. E. and “Just Say No” passed us by a long time ago. I myself grew pretty cynical about drug abuse prevention for a while as a high school student. I found myself disturbed that the same kids who wore red ribbons to...

October 26, 2018

Earlier this month, a report by The Christian Post revealed approximately 0.4 percent of Americans now identify as Wiccan or pagan. 0.4 represents somewhere between 1 million to 1.5 million people in the United States. The point of interest for The Christian Post prove...

October 24, 2018

In his 2006 best seller, The God Delusion, Dr. Richard Dawkins said,

“Well, there’s no denying that, from a moral point of view, Jesus is a huge improvement over the cruel ogre of the Old Testament. Indeed Jesus, if he existed (or whoever wrote his script if he didn’t)...

October 15, 2018

I plugged the word “God” into the search bar of a free stock image site. I came up with many offerings like these. 

Apparently, for a lot of folks, 1990s-era Christian book covers come to mind when we think of God. We usually have no problem understanding God as infinit...

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