The hot sun beats down on his bare back, baking the red clay dirt under his feet; muscles sore from long hours of hard labor as he toils picking cotton…. Feelings of despair press upon him. He cries out to … Continue reading CD Review: “I’m Gonna Sing” by The Acclamation Chorale
It was in 2012 when Charlie Craig and David Mullins walked into Masterpiece Cakeshop and asked Phillips to design a cake for their same-sex union. He, declined their request, explaining it went against his Christian beliefs. Continue reading Reclaiming our Freedom of Speech
Jesus has called His followers to respond differently, and we either tarnish or demonstrate our heavenly citizenship by our conduct as earthly citizens. Continue reading Dynamic Citizens
For me, learning extended beyond the classroom. Continue reading Should You Go to Bible School?
That’s what Trevin calls his readers to in his book – stop dulling ourselves with distractions and to stand up, look around, and walk boldly. Continue reading This is Our Time
Who knew smiling was such an effective painkiller? Continue reading My Health, His Temple
We wage war by a different method, and our weapons are words of truth and love in action. Continue reading Nonresistant Love
Recently, I joined a group of students who were asked to share about Christianity in an “Interfaith Dialogue” with a group of about twenty Buddhist monks at a nearby temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand. An interesting discussion developed as the lead monk explained the Buddhist foundation for morality.
His moral foundation was not unlike that of many, if not most, Americans today. This discussion led to the students sharing four supporting reasons for biblical faith, beginning with morality. Continue reading Four Arguments for God
Arriving at my parent’s house, there was a banner strung on the front porch with the words “Welcome Back!” with personal notes scribbled around it. I was very thankful it did not read “Welcome Home.” Continue reading A Personal Journey of Returning from the Mission Field
2017, if good for nothing else, began a sexual reckoning – much needed and long overdue. Certainly the likes of Harvey Weinstein and Co. must have been glad to see the year end.
But how many of us – safely away from the scandals – buried our own sexual slavery to pornography and lust a bit deeper? Continue reading Book Review: “Closing the Window: Steps to Living Porn Free” by Tim Chester