Tag: Faith

Is Repentance in John’s Gospel?

Ever since the Lordship vs. Free Grace clash occurred in the mid 1980s, a hot bed of controversy has surrounded the Gospel of John and the place of repentance in a person’s salvation. Because John is considered by many “the […]

Egyptian Martyrs and the Indomitable Spirit of Easter

Last Sunday, worshippers were packed into St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, preparing for Palm Sunday when a suicide bomber killed 25 congregants. As Easter draws near, the attacks in Alexandria (and Tanta) stand as vivid reminders of the hostility many […]

American Christianity: So Easy Anyone Can Do It

Has your comfort zone fooled you into thinking you’re living for Christ?

The Gift God Always Gives and How to Get it

An old preacher described a part of heaven full of packaged boxes with lovely ribbons across the top and a sign over the door reading, “Never delivered to earth because never requested from earth!” Yes, that’s kind of a silly image, but the […]

Why Does God Let You Suffer?

Attitude During Trials When I was eight my family vacationed through Arizona; I loved the golden rock formations and decided to take up rock collecting. By the time we got back home, I had a bag stuffed full of cactus […]

Cop Killers and Victims Need Christ

Real peace and lasting change begin in the human heart.

5 Strategies For a Christ-Centered Home

How in the world are we going to raise godly kids in a sin-centered culture? For well over a decade, social media has evolved and exploded from days of primitive “My Space” accounts that had teens glued to the family […]

95% of Churchgoers Headed to Hell

Revivalist preachers of the early 20th century used to say 95% of American churchgoers were on their way to hell. Not sure how they knew that. But, it does make me wonder what they would say about today’s churchgoing populace. […]

LGBT Will Soon Put Christians on Trial

I’ve a friend whose child (1st grade) brought church Easter invitations to school last month. At noon, my friend received a voicemail from the principal stating, “Children aren’t allowed to have religious items on campus.” Long story short, my friend […]

God is Good… All the Time

Think about the best things have happened to you lately. If you’re a Christian who has received a promotion, a raise, a new car, a bigger home, newer home, good report from the doctor, a healthy baby delivered, or that […]