Rumor has it that there is a moral code in professional hockey that guides how players hit each other or when they fight. Supposedly everyone knows it and it is universally seen as “dirty pool” when someone breaks this code. However, whether the code actually exists is a matter of debate. Is there such a code in the Christian blogosphere?
- August 09, 2011 |
According to recent studies, almost half of all American college students will abandon their Christian faith during their undergraduate years.
Some think that fiction is wrong because it’s “not true.” Hardly! I read more fiction than I do non-fiction, if you exempt the Bible from consideration, and I consider it, most often, truer than anything in the world.
Should we be surprised that the Lord chose to do such great things through William Carey when he had such a prayer warrior pleading with the Lord for his work?
An assumption is taking something for granted. It’s supposing something to be a fact.
- August 04, 2011 |
Instead of allowing God to speak into her circumstances, Naomi interpreted God through those circumstances. When her life was good, God was good; when her life went bad, she believed that God was bad.
- August 02, 2011 |
Family and close friends gathered with “Uncle John” as they listened to Handel's Messiah.
- August 01, 2011 |
So how should Christians engage homosexuality, and the various issues it presents to our culture, going forward?
- July 30, 2011 |
The most divisive and contentious issue of our day is no longer abortion; it is gay marriage.
- July 29, 2011 |
John MacArthur is in the midst of penning a series of articles that will address (and encourage and scold) the Young, Restless, Reformed movement—this thing they call the New Calvinism. I have one great concern about this...
- July 29, 2011 |
Until now, the great argument against a biblical perspective on embracing a homosexual lifestyle has not been engaged.
- July 28, 2011 |
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.