Are You Treating People as Evangelism Fodder?

Always Meet Your Heroes

They say never meet your heroes, because your hero is a flawed person too. I would like to flip this notion on its head, because it’s high time we rethink how we treat celebrities, especially in Christian culture.

What Went Wrong With Purity Culture?

By now, you’ve no doubt heard about Joshua Harris. This man became something of a celebrity in the late 1990s for writing books on sexual purity and an alternative to the casual dating culture. As of July 2019, he has now divorced his wife and publicly denounced his Christian faith. Sometimes a Christian has a Continue Reading

The Voice of God or a False Teacher?

For thousands of years there have been people claiming to hear the voice of God, but are abusing that idea in the pursuit of wealth, fame, or power. We as Christians need to be very careful, and always be checking whether we are hearing the voice of God or a false teacher.

Truth or Consequences

Some of you may remember the game show, “Truth or Consequences”.  The program began on radio in 1940.  In 1957, the show made the jump to television where it was hosted by, among others, Bob Barker.  On the program, contestants were given roughly two seconds to answer a trivia question correctly (usually an off-the-wall question Continue Reading

Hearing the Voice of God at the Gas Station

There’s a pretty common mentality among modern Christians that God is constantly sending us mysterious signs and signals that we must interpret. We’ll look for signs of whether God wants us to marry this person by looking at swirls in our coffee.

Would Spock be a Christian?

There’s an assumption made by many today that if these highly advanced aliens existed, they would have set aside all that religious nonsense and embraced pure science and logic. I think there would be good reason to think that intelligent life that makes it to Earth has a stronger theistic view than we do.

What Would it Take to Convince You Christianity Is Not True?

It’s a simple question, but the more I think about it the more I understand why this is one of the most difficult questions for us to answer as Christians. Can we answer this in an honest and satisfactory way?

Quick Challenge Answer: Jesus said, “Judge Not”

“Judge not, that you not be judged.” This has become one of the most quoted verses of the Bible in today’s culture. It seems pretty straightforward, but we are left with a few problems to respond to.

What Jury Duty Teaches Us About Evidence

Jury duty taught me an important lesson about evidence recently. If you’ve been following me on social media, you know I have been serving on a jury for the better part of the last two weeks.   I have heard some horror stories about serving on a jury.  My experience was just the opposite.  I met some truly Continue Reading