Throughout history, Christians have tended to emphasize either mystical inner transformation (important) or outer good works (also important) at the expense of the other. To take both of these and synthesize them into a Christ-like whole requires handling and skills greater than our own bumbling efforts. Continue reading What is Discipleship?
Because We All Create “That talk about art is all well and good for those artistic types, but it’s not for me.” Have you ever said something like this? If you’ve harbored secret dreams of doing something you suspect might … Continue reading Art, Because We All Create
Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner. There will be tables loaded with all kinds of delicious food. Many of us will probably eat more rich foods than we should. Afterward, perhaps we can go Black Friday shopping. Small wonder … Continue reading Thanksgiving
What would you do if an evil person threatened to harm you? Is a Christian ever justified in joining the military? If so, when? If these are questions you’ve wrestled with, Preston Sprinkle’s book Fight: A Christian Case for Non-violence … Continue reading Fight: A Christian Case for Non-Violence
Looking for new music? Perhaps you’re wanting to expand or change your musical tastes, but feel like you don’t really know what you’re looking for. Maybe you need to be convinced to try new music. That’s why you need to … Continue reading Arise CD Review
America is a land of racial conflict. The smoldering feelings of resentment and anger occasionally burst into flaming confrontations like those that devastated Baltimore and Ferguson, and continue to flare up across the nation. All people groups insist that they … Continue reading A Christian Perspective on Racism