Obama's problem isn't a tiny fringe that believes he faces Mecca to pray five times a day, but an increasingly large number of Americans that aren't sure what he believes.
Downtown, most folks don't want an Islamic mosque, and uptown one man doesn't want to honor a Catholic woman who began her work in a predominantly Hindu nation.
New York Times columnist Virginia Heffernan has learned what many Christians already knew: Much of what is framed as "science versus religion" is really a clash of world views.
As the pastor of a Bible-believing church, I'm often asked whether or not I am a dispensationalist. I hesitate to say yes because of several beliefs that are often associated with the system, beliefs which I reject. The greater concern is with the biblical covenants, how and when they will be fulfilled.
On many campuses, a significant number of faculty members are representatives of what has been called the “adversary culture.” Their agenda is nothing less than to separate students from their Christian beliefs and their intellectual and moral commitments.
More women are donating their eggs to infertile couples and for embryonic stem cell research. One new documentary shows why that may be a very bad idea.
I know God's conception of time varies greatly from mine. I know a thousand years with the Lord is as a day. I know God takes the long-term view of temporal events. I know all that; I just don't like it very much.
Heaven and earth may pass away, but the word of our God shall stand forever.
While a racist uses distinctions between people to hurt, a gracist uses them to heal.
- June 12, 2007 |
So you don't like your pastor. What else is new?
- September 07, 2007 |
Is it a surprise that our church team sputters at times? Maybe we should function more like a football team...
- August 15, 2007 |
Can I talk girlfriend to girlfriend for just a moment? It's about a very uncomfortable subject, and honestly, one most of us would rather pretend does not exist in "Christian circles." It's sexual sin.
Recently, I have been stretched, as many of us have, by the downturn in the economy, the tightening of purse-strings, job insecurity and an unknown relational future. As a result, I have had to make some decisions and take some steps that have not come easy, nor gone as expected.
"I yearn for more regular occasions of deep worship."
There is nothing wrong with Biblical Christianity. The real problem is religion masquerading as Christianity.
- August 19, 2010 |