That the Bible condemns engaging in homosexual behavior has been the dominant view throughout Christian history.
- July 27, 2011 |
I can’t think of any other change in public opinion as swift as the one we’ve seen regarding homosexuality. It has been breathtaking.
- July 26, 2011 |
Here is the first thing I want to say about the matter of homosexuality: I begin with repentance.
- July 25, 2011 |
Asked earlier today, "Can one be a Christian and still enjoy reading/watching the Harry Potter series," I gave the following answer...
- July 22, 2011 |
An honest conversation with Jesus about how we should live that takes place between the lines of the Great Sermon in Luke 6.
- July 20, 2011 |
An adopting couple's pastor asked if I’d write a letter to their soon-to-be-adopted boy, for when he’s old enough to start asking questions about his adoption and what it means. I’ve changed his name, but this is what I wrote.
I was recently asked to net out some of the types of churches currently shaping practice and thought around the United States.
*This post is a reprint from July, 2007, written upon the release of the seventh and final installment in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series. We thought it fitting to re-publish it with the release of the seventh and final film.
The orphans of the world, whether in Russia or India or Alabama, are among the most vulnerable imaginable. And Jesus has identified the “least of these” as His brothers and sisters (Matt. 25:40). When we care for them, we care for Him.
- July 15, 2011 |
If the opening chapters of the Book of Ecclesiastes were to take on flesh, the result would be something like Woody Allen. And now the angst-ridden filmmaker is back with a new movie, Midnight in Paris.
- July 12, 2011 |
This could be one of the more opportune theological teaching moments of our day.
- July 11, 2011 |
There is a conclusion I have come to through all these many years as a pastor: a volunteer is a saint.
- July 07, 2011 |
Everyone thinks grace is a wonderful idea until they are faced with a situation that calls for it to be applied.
- June 30, 2011 |
The ‘Fourth of July’ devotional. It fell to me this year. And whoa if I didn’t have a firecracker of a time coming up with what to write...
- June 29, 2011 |
You’ve heard of the “seven last words of the church” before, haven’t you? If not, here they are, tongue firmly in cheek: “We’ve never done it that way before.”
- June 23, 2011 |
As a recent report by CNN noted, “The Bible may be the most revered book in America, but it’s also one of the most misquoted.”
- June 20, 2011 |
It’s certainly not a new word, but it’s found a new use. A “hater.”
- June 16, 2011 |