Happy Thanksgiving 2022!

Although George Washington proclaimed a day of Thanksgiving in 1789, President Abraham Lincoln, in the midst of the Civil War, made the celebration the regular date for the last Thursday in November.This week, as we celebrate Thanksgiving, remember the words of Scripture, “Give thanks in everything,for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving 2022!

Three Takeaways from the 2022 Midterm Elections

The 2022 midterm elections took place last Tuesday. While the results are being sorted out, I’d like to post some of my thoughts.First, good citizenship is a function of Christian discipleship. I was reading a tweet from Dr. Bart Barber on Election Day: “I will vote today as an act of Christian discipleship, not as … Continue reading Three Takeaways from the 2022 Midterm Elections

IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

2022 #11Driving through any American city, one will see that Christianity is represented by many churches, each teaching many doctrinal perspectives. Does that mean that the differences between Christian denominations cannot be resolved? Jesus Himself prayed for unity among believers, yet it seems that we cannot agree. Kenneth Samples addresses this issue in his book … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself

2022 #4“Jesus was the most loving person that ever lived and would say “neither do I condemn you. Go and sin no more.” He did not judge in the condemnatory sense but He certainly made a judgment of discernment. And that’s where we get confused. When the Bible tells us not to be judgmental, it … Continue reading I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself

Crucial Questions: An Apologetics Catechism

Question 2: What benefits the believer from learning about Christian apologetics?Answer 2: Christian apologetics is a vital part of discipleship for the believer.Comment: Christians are called to be followers of Jesus Christ. Discipleship is a lifelong series of decisions that lead to a closer personal relationship and obedience to God and His directions for life. … Continue reading Crucial Questions: An Apologetics Catechism

IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUCEMENT

2022 #10The God of the Old Testament, suggests atheist Richard Dawkins, is “a vindictive, bloodthirsty, ethnic cleanser.” On the issue of the passages in the Hebrew Scriptures that detail warfare based on God’s command, questions and tensions do rise for the faithful Christian believer. The moral and theological challenge should be examined. On Tuesday, October … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUCEMENT

A Playlist for Apologists 2022 #2

Because We BelieveCreeds and confessions have played an important part in the communication of Christian belief. In my own denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, confessions have played a vital role through the years as statements of belief and practice. Those confessions are literally witnesses to those both inside and outside the church as to the … Continue reading A Playlist for Apologists 2022 #2

Crucial Questions: An Apologetics Catechism

Christian ApologeticsWords in So Many Characters 2Christian Discipleship in 303 Characters Christian discipleship is the process of following Jesus Christ, learning His teachings, and following His example. The process is a series of decisions which lead to a continually maturing relationship with Him which affects all the areas of the disciples’ life. The result of … Continue reading Crucial Questions: An Apologetics Catechism