On Being Moral…

Aristole, Plato, and Confucious: They are just a small handful of the world's great philosophers who struggled with one of the greatest questions of life: What is morality and how does one become moral? Want to start a heated discussion? Simply talk about what is moral and immoral. Our nation is divided over what is... Continue Reading →

Basics of the Christian Worldview

When God breathed life into mankind, it was more than oxygen, nitrogen, and a few other gases. Our creator injected a worldview. Everyone has a worldview. Christians, Buddhists, Moslems, Hare Krishna's, and even atheists look at life through the lens of what they consider to be true. A worldview is simply the way one looks at reality. It is... Continue Reading →

Anxiety, Worry, and the Disciple Pt. 1

A friend recently revealed on a social media site that she was severely depressed. It came as a surprise to many as she appears to "have it all." She is extremely pretty, very intelligent, has a great job, lots of friends, and lives a life of relative luxury. So why would she be depressed? After all, isn't she... Continue Reading →

Hearing from God

I've noticed a relationship with God and searching for car keys are very similar: The answers are often right in front of us. For years, I have earnestly searched for a close friendship with God. Not so much in the sense that we were far apart, but simply because I wanted to hear from him... Continue Reading →

Forgiveness. Learning How to Let Go

Corrie Ten Boom tells of the day she met one of her former death camp guards in a church immediately after World War II. After giving a lesson on forgiveness, she was approached by the former guard who asked Corrie to forgive him for the terrible things he had done to her and her family.... Continue Reading →

Why Christians are Leaving Christianity

A close relative of mine is Buddhist. That in and of itself may not sound strange. But what is unnerving is he used to be a dyed-in-the-wool Baptist. Talk about one extreme to the other! There is a growing trend in American Christianity. People are leaving churches and embracing eastern religions, especially Buddhism. While I... Continue Reading →

The Frustrated Christian

Christians are becoming increasingly frustrated. I completely understand why. In fact, I have often found myself in so much frustration that I do not know what to do. One of the biggest frustrations is that we are looking for something in the “church” world to help answer life’s deepest questions. Unfortunately, we are not finding... Continue Reading →

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