Category Archives: Worldview

We Live in a “Merry Christmas” World

So here is an article about a guy who got upset when someone wished him a Merry Christmas. He let himself get so upset that he eventually got kicked off an airplane. The man’s reason for getting upset: he does … Continue reading

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It’s Not as Difficult as We Make It

Go to any Christian bookstore (or browse one online) and you will find many titles concerning the issue of finding God’s will. It can be overwhelming, especially since there are some crazy ideas out there about how this should be … Continue reading

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Some Final Thoughts on Halloween

Over the past few days, I have posted a few things on my Facebook page regarding how Christians should think about Halloween. The general discussion that has taken place has been focused on whether or not Christians should participate in … Continue reading

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How Should Christians Think About the Violence of Football?

American football is a violent sport.  There is no secret to the number of injuries that happen on a regular basis.  Over the last few years the concerns of many have focused on the long-term impact of concussions on players, … Continue reading

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Hearing the “Voice” of God

How many times have you heard someone say “God told me to  (fill in the blank) “?  I am not talking about the crazy person who says that God told him to blow up a day care center.  It is … Continue reading

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God has Created. God has Spoken. God has Acted.

First, let me apologize for not writing for some time.  I have been busy settling into my new ministry.  As I get into more of a routine, I will begin posting more regularly (probably 1 or 2 times per week). I … Continue reading

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If you could ask God for one thing…

I am preparing a sermon and need your input.  All you have to do is respond to the following question: “If you could ask God for one thing (and only one thing), what would you ask for?” Leave your response … Continue reading

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Free audiobooks from Piper and Bonhoeffer

In celebration of the upcoming Easter holiday, Christianaudio.com is giving away two great audiobooks this month.  Just head over to the site and follow the instructions to download Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship and John Piper’s Fifty Reasons Why Jesus … Continue reading

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What is True Martyrdom?

I found an insightful story from Forbes.com on the true meaning of martyrdom.  The article looks at the very different religious commitments of a Muslim and a Christian.  Here is an excerpt: This past Christmas Day brought us the stories … Continue reading

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If you are not familiar with D. A. Carson, you should be

D. A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.  He has written over 50 books and is perhaps the finest New Testament scholar around.  If you are not familiar with his work, you should be, especially if … Continue reading

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