The Power of a Question

Christians often claim that Jesus is “The Answer,” and I would never disagree with such a statement. At the same time, Jesus asked an awful lot of questions. In fact, approximately 300 are recorded in the gospels. The Son of … Continued

The Tongue Is a Consuming Fire

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The scene is apocalyptic. Intensely burning flames consuming everything in their path and shooting bright-colored embers far into the sky. In their wake, nothing but the charred remains of dead trees standing here and there over the blackened and scorched … Continued

The Profits of Outrage

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Cha-ching, cha-ching, cha-ching—the sound of a cash register—used to be the marker of sales and profits. Today, we hear the quiet click, click, click of a mouse button screaming in the world of money making. This change is especially true … Continued

Hurt by the Church?

If the Church is a living body united to the same head, governed by the same laws, and pervaded by the same Spirit, it is impossible that one part should be independent of all the rest. –Charles Hodge, scholar and author By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be … Continued

Are We Too Connected?

Last year, my wife Debi and I took a cruise to celebrate our 30th anniversary. It was an awesome experience—probably the most relaxing vacation I’ve ever taken. One of the blessings in disguise was having minimal access to the internet. … Continued

Why I Don’t Want a Christian Government

I write Christian books. It’s what I do. Sometimes my research takes me to one of my favorite works: a massive 11-volume set titled, The Story of Civilization by historian Will Durant. Durant’s historical accounts are marked by periodic and … Continued

The Elephant in the Gun Control Room

Sadly, San Bernadino, CA was the scene of yet another mass shooting as assailants gunned down dozens of defenseless people at a social services center. I think we can all agree that this type of violence is becoming all too … Continued

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