What Have I Gotten Myself Into?

Germain Grisez and Russell Shaw have provided the Christian with a very helpful distinction of … [Continue Reading]

Are You In or Out?

It is an incomparably weighty matter to be either in Christ or outside of Christ. In fact, the most … [Continue Reading]

“I could probably do something else, but. . . .”

Preaching is important because it is the process through which God has chosen to convey the grace of … [Continue Reading]

A Tragic Anniversary, an Ongoing Holocaust

The word “holocaust” literally denotes a “situation in which many people are killed.” (("Holocaust," … [Continue Reading]

The Bible and Population Growth

For years there have been heated discussions about the Earth’s population. Some, like Paul Ehrlich … [Continue Reading]

A.G. Freed on Doubt

Not long ago, I spoke to a group of teenagers and youth leaders on the subject of apologetics. I … [Continue Reading]

Movie Night: Holiday

Contrary to what might seem obvious, many people get the blues around Christmastime not because they … [Continue Reading]

March Madness: A Fundamental Lesson

I haven’t watched much college basketball this season (I’m more interested in the NBA). When I tuned … [Continue Reading]

A Pyramid Scheme

Those of us who are engaged the Restoration Movement are opposed to all man-made creeds and manuals … [Continue Reading]

A Lesson from a Lost Phone Charger

If you’re like me, your cell phone is like an appendage. People call us, text us, send us Facebook … [Continue Reading]

You’re a Soul Man (Seriously)

In school, I am studying about the soul and how it relates to the body. While most of the things I’m … [Continue Reading]

How G.C. Brewer Won a Horse and Buggy

(Image from the cover of The Christian Youth 2.11 [October, 1912]). I recently heard an … [Continue Reading]

Batman and Your Enemies

I enjoy studying about philosophy and about super heroes, and so I bought an appropriate book. It’s … [Continue Reading]

Movie Night: No Highway in the Sky

From time to time I will write articles here to discuss movies that promote Christian ideals in one … [Continue Reading]

How Are You Related to Moses?

There is a great deal of confusion in Christendom about how we are to relate to the Old Testament. … [Continue Reading]

Campbells on “Campbellites”

Members of the churches of Christ are often referred to as “Campbellites,” because two of the … [Continue Reading]

Serious Business

Some say that we Americans take sports too seriously. This is probably true in one sense and … [Continue Reading]

A Christian’s View of a “Christian Worldview”

I grew up hearing a lot of Bible-based sermons, but nothing about “worldviews”. I became a Christian … [Continue Reading]

Walmart Hide and Seek

I used to dream of playing hide and seek in a huge store such as Walmart after all its employees … [Continue Reading]

The Host of Heaven

The phrase “the host of heaven” occurs often in the Bible, mostly in the Old Testament. You will … [Continue Reading]

Is it Possible to Love the Sinner and Hate His Sin?

The answer is yes. I have heard it said that it is impossible to love and hate at the same time. … [Continue Reading]

He Got His Chops in Church

I have been enjoying coaching debaters from my local congregation as they prepare for the mock … [Continue Reading]

What the Devil Wants Us to Do

Dr. Thomas B. Warren, the great Christian preacher and philosopher, once preached a sermon about the … [Continue Reading]

The Bible and Doping in Sports

In sports there is sometimes a desire to win at practically all costs. Drugs employed by athletes … [Continue Reading]

Sculpting Mount Rushmore

In a recent TV interview, LeBron James said that when his career is over, he would be on the “Mount … [Continue Reading]

Five Great Lessons from the Book of Ezra

The late gospel preacher Frank Dunn, in his book Know Your Bible, noticed five great lessons from … [Continue Reading]

Whose Law Did the Nazis Violate?

Those who argue for the existence of God based on human morality have often cited a particular … [Continue Reading]

The Perfect Mediator

One of the sweetest words in the Bible surely is “reconciliation.” Paul wrote that “we also rejoice … [Continue Reading]

The Tragedy of Post-Christian Culture; The Opportunity of Pre-Christian Culture

I do not remember the first time I heard someone say that Western society represents a … [Continue Reading]

“Until Shiloh Come”

In Genesis 49, we read where Jacob blessed his twelve sons and their families, and prophesied about … [Continue Reading]

Naaman and Us

The biblical account of Naaman, the commander of the army of Syria (2 Kings 5:1-14) is a beautiful … [Continue Reading]

The Case for the Christ: Resurrection and Jewish Transformation

While it is well known that people question the divinity of Jesus, ((E.g., “Jesus Seminar Phase 3: … [Continue Reading]

Four Generations

From time to time we see a photograph that pictures four generations of family members. These … [Continue Reading]

The Pope’s Confusing Position on Abortion

Catholicism has been known for its opposition to elective abortion. The Catholic church has stood … [Continue Reading]

Some Things God Wants Us to Learn from Athletics

One of the apostle Paul’s favorite metaphors is that of a competitor in an athletic contest. Paul … [Continue Reading]

Plagiarism, for Dummies

The following is a one-man skit I performed in chapel at Faulkner University, probably in early … [Continue Reading]

God is Not Mocked

Does anyone really try to mock, ridicule, or sneer at God? It must be a real temptation for some to … [Continue Reading]

Movie Night: You Can’t Take it With You

In morality “plays” (whether on stage, in books, or on screen), we often are blessed by clear … [Continue Reading]

On “Weird” Homeschoolers

I was homeschooled for most years of school up until the time I went to college. I do not worry much … [Continue Reading]

Saved “Like the Thief on the Cross”?

The Bible decisively teaches that, in the Christian age, immersion for the remission of sins is … [Continue Reading]

A Christian Off to College—Excerpt from GUARD (2nd Edition)

My book on spiritual leadership for teenage men is GUARD: Guys Understanding Authority and Real … [Continue Reading]

Sony’s Leak and God’s Omniscience

In recent days, Sony Pictures’ computer network was hacked, apparently by a group calling itself the … [Continue Reading]

MTD: The “Whatever” Religion

You may be asking, “What is MTD?” MTD stands for “moralistic therapeutic deism.” Sociologist … [Continue Reading]

Philosophy and the Sufficiency of the Scriptures

Christians often refer to the “sufficiency of the Scriptures.” Consider what we usually mean when we … [Continue Reading]

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What If Apollos Had Said…

The Alexandrian saint named Apollos is a great friend to every Christian. In Acts 18:24-28 we read … [Continue Reading]

Keep Score!

I didn’t play t-ball as a kid (I was always more interested in basketball than baseball). So when I … [Continue Reading]

Learning to Slide

Robert Griffin III, oft-running quarterback for the Washington Redskins, is in his third NFL season … [Continue Reading]

Questioning Authority

One of the basic principles introduced to students of philosophy is that it is important to question … [Continue Reading]

The Virgin Birth and Isaiah 7:14

Sometimes it is suggested that the virgin birth of Jesus is not very important, and that we don’t … [Continue Reading]

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