Avoid “Cargo Drop” Christianity. We’ve been talking about the John Frum cult on the Pacific Island of Tanna. This cult originated from natives on the island encountering the technologically superior cultures of Japan and The United States in World War II. When these forces invaded their island, the natives were astonished at the supplies that would fall from […]Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: What’s Wrong with the Prosperity Gospel?
When you get into the nitty-gritty theological issues, what’s wrong with the prosperity gospel? Does God want us to be happy, and will he reward us for our faithfulness?Continue Reading
Back to Basics: Why Does God Allow Suffering?
The problem of evil is one of the most common and basic objections to Christianity. Theologians have spent thousands of years addressing it. Let’s all step back, take a deep breath, and go back to basics on why does God allow suffering?Continue Reading
Fruitful but Faithless: Compromising the Gospel
As good as it is to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus, it should never be at the cost of watering down or outright changing the message.Continue Reading