We’re accustomed to describing the book of Jonah as that book about the guy who survived three days in a big fish. What if we began to understand it as a remarkable testimony to God’s extravagant, persevering grace, supremely demonstrated in the gospel of Jesus Christ?
- March 14, 2011 |
Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince
- March 13, 2011 |
Those who follow him will not walk in darkness but in the blazing light of day.
- March 12, 2011 |
It is often asked how a nation steeped in Christian heritage could have embraced a madman whose messianic fancies led the world into war and six million Jews to their deaths.
"I have no problem if God, in His wisdom, saves people who never heard or knew His name. And, God wouldn't care if I did have a problem with it. If He chooses that I look like a tool for defending the exclusivity of Jesus based on what I read in His Bible, so be it. But, from what I read, there is no other way." ~Jay Sampson
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
We must always be accepted for Christ’s sake, or we cannot ever be accepted at all. This is not true of us only when we believe. It is just as true after we have believed.
How will Satan attack your church? Does he have a primary strategy, one that seldom fails?
We’ve seen this movie before. Why does the idea of constricted freedom, of living in an illusory universe, seem to grip the artistic imagination these days?
Where do you stand on the national debt and what we should do about it? Christians should have an informed opinion on these issues.
Eating disorders in teens are common, affecting over a half-million teens in the U.S. These often occur with other psychiatric problems including suicidal thoughts, and don't just affect girls, according to a new study.
Think of the 26 letters of the English alphabet. You can spell any word you like if you know all 26 letters.
Nearly half of American teen drinkers would rather have a shot of liquor than a bottle of beer, a new study finds.
Too often, our attitude toward the surrounding culture and those who make it up is judgmental and condemning. We thoughtlessly criticize anything that isn’t distinctly Christian. We vilify and ridicule the representatives of “godless culture” and rather than engage with and love the lost, we take offense and withdraw into our Christian enclaves. This is devastating to the church and it's mission.
Today, I plan to eat King Cake, and I’ll listen to the festive music of my homefolk. But I will also pray for my kids, and for myself, to follow a Christ who refuses to... (Read more)
- March 08, 2011 |