Christians adopt the same attitude as that of Christ, who did not come with a sword to crush the unjust, but became a man of sorrows to overcome sin's tyranny. This, not by war, but by peace, is how Christians overcome injustice.
While living abroad in China I began hearing the drum-beat of war. I was there during the Hong Kong crisis and the trade-war. I heard the propaganda of both the CCP and the U.S. And I heard the perspectives of ordinary Chinese people. I listened to proponents of the Just War theory present their case …
I wanted to comment on what it's like to feel politically homeless in the hope that this will inspire others to start thinking for themselves so that some might stand up for the truths that really matter and others might ultimately discover the truths that really define them!
omething has been bothering me for decades. Something that I think is at the very heart of our problems. But as serious as this problem is, no one is really talking about it. And this is very surprising to me because the Bible says a lot about this subject: "greed". You read that right. We have a serious "greed" problem in America.
How can Christians navigate the complexities of the online world as children of light? This question might feel overwhelming at times, but the Holy Spirit speaks wisdom through Scripture to enable Christians to be the living testimony of Christ online. So let's take a look together.
Why do ministers fall away from the faith? What lesson should we learn when we see those we respect so much fall away from the faith? Let's cut right to the heart of the issue in this short post to find simple Biblical answers to real questions.
We're living in a world of increasing hostility and division. People feel threatened by those who choose not to get vaccinated because they see their choice as being reckless and cavalier with other people's lives. And they're frustrated because they feel that the unvaccinated are prolonging the pain of the pandemic. Others see the coercive force being implemented to pressure people into getting vaccinated as threatening the foundations of our civil freedoms. And they feel threatened by the potential dangers of the vaccine given questions about its long-term health impacts. As Christians we find that it is through the chaos of all these questions and doubts that we are called to become peacemakers!
Today's world looks on the concept of reverence with disdain as inauthentic and actually puts a premium on irreverence as signaling authenticity. But reverence is central to the heart of Christian worship. So I want to ask the question "what does reverence look like in the assembly?"
Should Christians vote or be involved in politics? Come reason through this question with Biblical wisdom.
Life moves at dizzying speeds. Sometimes it can be difficult to keep up. We are constantly confronted with a deluge of ideas and demands competing for our attention. We may find ourselves wanting to go one way but believing that we should go another. Sometimes we even find completely opposite ideas equally compelling! Simplicity. When …